Video Cases

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LO 1.1. Outline five principles of the lifespan developmental perspective.

Video Case:
Context and Development: Large Family 

Questions to Consider:

  1. How did your own family size influence your development?
  2. How does this compare to the way the Washington family reflects on how life in a large family has shaped each family member's development?

LO 1.6. Contrast sociocultural systems theories and evolutionary perspectives on development.

Video Case:
Sociohistorical Influences on Development: Desegregation

Questions to Consider:

  1. What does the Washington family share about the experience of racism in the South versus racism in their most recent home in California?
  2. Why might these experiences be different in different regions of the United States?