Human Growth and Development Theories


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Which statement below identifies a major difference between learning theories and psychoanalytic theories?

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1. Which of the following is an example of systems theory?

2. How are learning theories different from cognitive developmental theories?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the theories of human growth and development. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding important theorists and examples of systems theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Examples of systems theory
  • Major strengths of learning theories
  • Purpose of developmental theories
  • Important contributor to cognitive development studies

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about cognitive development theorists
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding human development theories and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related human development theories lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about main human development theories, review the corresponding lesson Human Growth and Development Theories. This lesson will help you:

  • Describe what developmental psychologists try to answer
  • Understand the main types of psychoanalytical theories
  • Identify the major learning theories in human development and their characteristics
  • Know what the cognitive development theories involve
  • Appreciate the approaches to developmental systems theory