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P1-Describe Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social development for each of the life stages of individual.

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P1-Describe Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social development for each of the life stages of individual. Life stages Physical Development Intellectual Development Emotional Development Social Development Pregnancy This begins when the fertilised egg cell start to divide, after two or more days the fertilised egg would have grown to the size of a pin head. After 8 weeks the foetus would have grown 3-4cm and the eyes, ears, mouth, arms and legs would have started developing. The development of the foetus will continue throughout the pregnancy. When the baby is conceived the brain and the organs start to develop after seven or eight weeks. After four to five months the baby can begin recognising their mother?s voice and sounds they like and don?t like. Babies begin developing emotional feelings after six months of being in the womb as they are able to recognise the mother?s voice and sounds from the outside of the body. The mother?s moods can affect the child?s emotional state whether she sad, happy or stressed as the child can sense her mood. The child does not have many ways of socialising with others in the womb. The only way the child is able to socialise in the womb is if there?s more than one child i.e. ...read more.


They also develop an interactive and cooperative playing skill and this makes them more willing and happy to play with other children bother older and younger. From the age of seven to nine children will usually have a group of friends they interact and socialise with. Adolescence (10-18 years) Girls become physically mature as puberty often starts form the age of ten to thirteen whereas boys usually start puberty by the age of fifteen. Puberty prepares the body for sexual reproduction which start from hormones that control sexual development. For nine to ten girls start developing the growth of armpit, pubic and leg hair. They also have a rapid growth in height from the age nine to fifteen and slows down from fifteen to eighteen as they stop growing at eighteen years old. Girls begin developing breast properly between twelve and eighteen, after two years of developing girls tend to begin menstrual periods. Boys develop growth and the penis starts to lengthen by the age of nine. By the age of seventeen the genital would have grown to the adult size. As this happens their voice changes also. Puberty starts when they begin having regular nocturnal emissions, wet dreams usually start between thirteen and seventeen. ...read more.


The muscles elastin will begin to decrease and cell decay, the body system becomes less effective i.e. the lungs and heart works slower. The brain is still able to adapt as usually even in old age. Some old people lack the ability to remember things because of the lack of mental exercise and stimulation. Anything they learn within this age group may be understood in a slower manor than usual and may need the communicator to repeat what their trying to communicate so they have more time to understand what has been said. Older adulthood can affect individual?s emotional state because as they get older their brains are detiriorting day by day they may be healthy but there brain is telling them they are not. Social abilities can affect their emotional needs as they may feel vulnerable because of the state of their emotional needs. It is essential to ensure the care they receive is specified to each individual as they may have different emotional needs. By this stage adults would have already retired from work. Older people have more time because they are retired from work so depending on their physical abilities their prospects for a social life may change with each individual some people are also mentally challenged and my not feel comfortable in a situation where socialising takes place. ...read more.

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