The Developmental Influences of Aging: Definition & Examples


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1. This is the social, economic, and world you have been born into

2. The broad definition of developmental influences discusses the dynamic interaction between the individual and

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of various developmental influences that people can experience. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include age-graded and history-graded influences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the various characteristics of developmental influences, including:

  • Definition and examples
  • Influences regarding the social, economic and world people are born into
  • Age-graded and history-graded influences

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will allow you to test out the following proficiencies:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related developmental influences lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as age-graded influence and history-graded influence
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the social, economic and world people are born into that influences them

Additional Learning

To learn more about developmental influences, review the corresponding lesson called The Developmental Influences of Aging: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what developmental influences are
  • Recall what normative-age graded influences are and how life events typically happen around certain ages
  • Understand what normative history-graded influences are and how they impact a large group of people
  • Review nonnormative influences and how they impact a small group of people