Throughout the course, you have explored and examined human development through the entire human lifespan. Select a human life to use as a case study. This can be you, someone you know, or someone about whose life you can gather information (such as a friend, family member, scholar, artist, politician, or celebrity). If you prefer, you may select a fictional person such as an adult character in a book, movie, etc.
The human life you select will be applied as an illustration of human development theory and concepts.
In an essay 8 pages in length, address the following:
Explain how the developmental theories pertaining to physical and cognitive development that are discussed in the textbook and in the course, modules are relevant to your character’s progression through the developmental stages. Discuss a minimum of two theories in your analysis.
Explain how each of the eight stages covered in the course has played out in your subject’s life and how they pertain to social aspects and relationships throughout his/her lifespan. (e.g., your subject may not have lived through the later stages of her/his own life but will have experienced those stages among family and social relationships.)
Describe how gender and culture have impacted the human development process for your chosen subject.
Your Portfolio Project will include the following:
Cover page in APA format,
Body of Paper,
Reference list in APA format.
Discuss and cite the course textbook and at least three credible or scholarly sources to support your analysis and positions.