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Systematic continuities and changes in the individual over the course of life. Ways in which we remain stable over time or continue to reflect our past. Study of these phenomena (from womb to tomb) and is a multidisciplinary enterprise. Goals : describe, explain and optimize development. Description: carefully observe the behaviour of people of different ages seeking to specify how people change over time, no two people are exactly alike. Explanation: determine why people develop as they typically do and why some people develop differently than others, centers both on normative changes within individuals and on variations in development between individuals. Developmental changes that characterize most or all members of a species. Individual variations in the rate, extent or direction of development. Branch of psychology devoted to identifying and explaining the continuities and changes that individuals display over time. Any scholar regardless of discipline who seeks to understand the developmental process. Those who studied physical growth and development.

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