What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning


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The process of change that all humans experience is called:

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1. Which of the following statement about growth is FALSE?

2. Sam's younger brother stops crying when he hears a specific nursery rhyme. As a child, Sam plays the song often for his little brother. As an adult, Sam tries to play the same song for his young daughter when she is crying. Sam's behavior is an example of learning because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet is provided for gauging your knowledge of how we develop. The quiz will test your understanding of definitions related to the topic as well as what growth involves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The process of change in humans
  • Becoming larger physically
  • Term denoting physical, emotional or intellectual development
  • Changing in response to stimuli in the environment
  • Basis of growth and maturity versus learning

Skills Practiced

You will utilize these skills while completing the worksheet and quiz:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the word that refers to emotional, physical or intellectual development
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the foundation of growth and the basis of learning
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the components of human development

Additional Learning

Discover interesting facts about changes we go through in life by reviewing the corresponding lesson What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what development is
  • Identify examples of development
  • Describe the difference between growth and maturation in psychology
  • Appreciate the different types of learning that can occur through life