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Prof. Cianci - PSYCH 109 Child Development SPRING 2021: Narrowing Your Topic


Major Developmental Theorists

  • Jean Piaget
  • Erik Erikson
  • Lawrence Kohlberg
  • Noam Chomsky

Biopsychosocial Needs

"The need to consider a biopsychosocial model is especially relevant in child development as normative child development is often influenced by the interaction between a child's overlapping biological, social, and psychological systems. As shown in the Venn diagram in Figure 1, the overlapping spheres represent contributing factors to a child's overall healthy functioning."

Huff, N. (2016). Child development. In C. L. Shehan (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedias in social science: The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of family studies. Wiley. Credo Reference:

Using Database Subject Terms

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