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This assignment will describe the different factors of development throughout stages of life, beginning from Contraception through to the final stages of life. It will highlight the four factors like, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social developm

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Introduction; This assignment will describe the different factors of development throughout stages of life, beginning from Contraception through to the final stages of life. It will highlight the four factors like, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social development. 1.) Conception This is the stage where life is first made and is done so when a male sperm fertilises the female egg this normally happens in the fallopian tube after insemination at this point the fertilised egg makes it way to the uterus (womb) this is when the stage is called pregnancy. Millions of sperm are ejaculated by a man during orgasm, just one sperm is needed to fertilise the egg. In some cases the ovary can release more than one egg, dependant on how many eggs will be fertilised will determine the number of embryo's this could be anything from twins to eightuplets. Physical As this is the initial stage of life there is not much physical development within this stage only of when the sperm intergrades with the egg and creates the embryo. Dependent of the chromosome will determine the baby's sex. If the male's sperm delivers an X chromosome then the child will be a baby girl but if a Y chromosome is delivered then this will produce a baby boy. This is the only physical change that takes place at this stage. Intellectual No intellectual development takes place at this stage but happens throughout the next stage of pregnancy. Emotional Pretty much the same at this stage not much development take place as this is the initial stage. Social This stage is also non-developmental. 2.) Pregnancy This is the process in which the female human carries a live offspring from conception until childbirth. ...read more.

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They begin to feed themselves, wash and dress themselves, and use the bathroom. 4.) 4-9 Years (Childhood) These also are part of the fundamental years These years are the last years of the fundamental learning years as well as the last years of childhood. Physical Physically a child will expand on the things they have learned during infancy, they will learn to fully master things they know already. At four/five a child can take one step at a time when walking down the stairs, they can also run a little faster than before. At five to six years, a child can ride bicycles with training wheels (stabilisers) in some cases they might not need stabilisers for support. The child can step sideways, play on the jungle gym and swing without supervision. They also like to play organized sports like football, karate and dance. As well as their abilities growing also their appearance changes too, they can start to lose their teeth, they become taller and their hair grows at the rate of an adult. Intellectual From 3 to 4 years old, the child can fasten clothes with zips and popper buttons and will gain independence when getting changed, though it can take a long time for them to get changed. They can learn to write with fat pens and they are able to open jars. Aged 4 to 5 years old, the child can unbutton and button clothes themselves. They can draw stick people and can copy shapes like circles. 5 to 7 years old, they begin to show signs of starting full-time school. They can use pencils, crayons and paints and even read books. ...read more.

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The elderly people enjoy gaining knowledge through TV game shows. This is also a great time to pick up new hobbies as people seem to have more time on their hands such as gardening and hand crafts. Emotional Age can play a big part in emotions depending on their social aspect as if older adults are still fit and able then their social activity is still being met and inclusion in society is not being lost, but as for losing the feeling of social inclusion could cause emotional problems such as depression through the lack of friends and family members visiting them in their home or in a social environment. Social Older adults can have problems when it comes to social life, as lots of older adults are not as active as they used to be, this can have an impact on their social life. The lack of activity could be from a range of things such as illness, disabilities, lack of family members, living in a care home, although at the other end of the spectrum there are older adult who enjoy the later years as more socialising is taking place as they now have the freedom of retirement giving them more time to socially meet their peers/friends this could be in the form of a social club, bingo or a gardening club and giving them the feeling of inclusion Conclusion; This assignment has detailed how the factors of life has effects on the different life stages of an individual looking into the physical changes and the social changes from the seven different life stages that the human body goes through from the learning of the parent voices to the loss of hearing in later life stage. ...read more.

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