Learning Objectives

1.1 Outline fi ve principles of the lifespan developmental perspective.

1.2 Explain three basic issues in developmental science.

1.3 Summarize five theoretical perspectives on human development.

1.4 Describe the methods and research designs used to study human development.

1.5 Discuss principles of research ethics and the ethical issues that may arise in developmental science research.

1.6 Describe the field of applied developmental science and the role of intersectionality in development.