What is the definition of human development?
Human development is the study of a human lifecycle from conception to death. It focuses on change that is cumulative. There are many aspects that shape human development from biological, psychological and sociocultural factors.BiologicalPhysical or biological stages of human life from conception to maturity are as follows: Prenatal (fertilization to birth) Child (birth to puberty) Adolescence and puberty Adult (21 to death) Death With each of the stages come physical developmental milestones.Developmental PsychologyPsychological changes that occur in humans over the course of their lifetime involving motor skills, problem solving, moral understanding, language acquisition and identity formation. Developmental psychology focuses on how a person’s behavior changes as he matures.SocietalSocietal human development focuses on the survival, growth, development and evolution of societies. Some factors that effect human development are economic growth, health, education, standard of living, s