Lifespan development is the study of growth and change throughout the human lifespan. These changes may be multidimensional, occurring across the lifespan and include physical, mental and socioeconomic changes that happe... More »

The six stages of lifespan development are: infancy, childhood, adolescence, early adulthood, middle age and older age. These reflect the biological, cognitive and psychosocial changes that occur during a person's lifeti... More »

Apes generally live for 40 to 50 years, with apes experiencing a slightly longer lifespan in captivity. The exact lifespan for an ape varies somewhat based on the species in question, of which there are a total of six. More »

Sociology is the study of human society, including its origins, development, functioning and organization. Considered the youngest of the sciences, the term "sociology" was coined in 1838 by Auguste Comte. A philosopher ... More »

Social mobilization is a process that raises awareness and motivates people to demand change or a particular development. It is mostly used by social movements in grassroots groups, governments and political organization... More »

Mothers are important because they help in a child's social and emotional development according to Psych Central. The role of a mother has changed over the past couple of generations, but there are still vital tasks that... More »

Sociocultural perspective refers to a point of view that is built upon the idea that society and culture are major factors influencing personal development. It is an outlook that considers an individual through the lens ... More »