Language Development in Early Childhood

The development of language is an interesting topic as it seems to be consistent at all ages across cultures.  This topic will focus specifically on language development in early childhood by looking at some prominent theories, the stages of language development, environmental influences, and disorders in language and reading. Language development falls under the category


Piaget and Cognitive Development

Jean Piaget was a Swiss Psychologist who was instrumental in developmental psychology, as well as a significant contributor to the way education has been developed and delivered. The names Piaget and Cognitive Development became synonymous in the 1960’s when his theories gained world wide attention.  This post will cover 3 important components of Piaget’s theory,


Human Development Psychology

Understanding life stages and individual changes that may be attributed to these stages is an important part of psychology, and is an important component in what qualifies psychology as a science rather than an art (although arguably it is both).  Human developmental psychology is particularly interested in nature vs nurture, are attributes genetic or a