There are several long-standing issues/debates in the field of Developmental Psychology. These include:
- nature vs. nurture,
- continuity vs. discontinuity, and
- early vs. later experience.
Read about these issues/debates in your textbook and other outside resources. In one or two sentences, explain what is meant by the issue/debate. Choose one of the issues/debates above.
- Reflecting on your own experience, explain how the issue/debate relates to your development.
- Locate and read a scholarly research article that is relevant to your chosen issue/debate. Summarize the research findings and discuss what you found most interesting about the results. Include the APA article reference.