Family Member’s Cognitive or Psychological Development and their Physical Brain development.
If you have not done so, complete the Riverbend City: Meet the Washingtons interactive media piece. You may also refer to the Research Activity in this week for more details and examples of theories and theoretical concepts you can apply to your chosen family member.
Make sure you have done the following before starting the assignment:
Choose a character from the interactive media piece to study.
Select at least one cognitive or psychosocial theory to apply to your chosen family member and review your textbook for information on the theory. Family Member’s Cognitive or Psychological Development and their Physical Brain development.
Choose a theoretical concept for the age group of your member and ﬁnd at least one scholarly research article that supports this concept.
Review the brain activity for the character.
Review the APA code of ethics to identify ethical issues to consider when working the character.
For this assignment, write a 2–3 page paper using the information you found related to your chosen family member’s development. Analyze your chosen family member’s cognitive or psychological development and their physical brain development. Based on the theory you choose, the research article that supports the theory, and the brain development of the family member you selected, describe why the character is displaying the attitudes and behaviors depicted in the case study media piece. Describe ethical issues to consider when working with your family member.
Use the APA Paper Template [DOC] Download APA Paper Template [DOC]to complete the following:
Write a 2–3 page paper.
Use in-text citations in the paper and create title and reference pages.
Your assignment should also meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Writing should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: References and citations should be formatted according to current APA style and format guidelines. See Evidence and APALinks to an external site. for more information.
Length of paper: 2–3 typed, double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.
Resources: One peer-reviewed, scholarly article; your textbook; and the APA code of ethics.
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By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and grading criteria:
Competency 1: Apply information literacy skills to topics in human lifespan development.Evaluate research from scholarly articles.
Competency 2: Interpret human behaviors using theories of human lifespan development across developmental domains.Apply a psychological theory to a case study.
Provide examples of contributions of biological, cognitive, or sociocultural domains.
Competency 3: Explain research found in scholarly articles related to human lifespan development.Apply research findings to a case study.
Competency 4: Apply ethics to problems in human lifespan development.Apply ethics to problem presented in assignment.
Competency 5: Communicate with clear purpose, organization, evidence, tone, and sentence structure.Include APA-style citations when including references.
Write in an organized manner, and with clear purpose, proper grammar, and a scholarly tone.
Kyla Washington (Age 16)
Marcia’s identity status theory.
Erickson’s psychosocial stages
Choose Your Theoretical Concept
You will also need to ﬁnd one scholarly article in the Capella library studying the effect of a theoretical concept for the age group of your chosen family member. Below is a list of theoretical concepts you could choose that may be easier to research.
Refer to the Bachelor’s in Psychology Library Research Guide: Finding ArticlesLinks to an external site.page for further assistance with searching the library for this assignment.
Kyla Washington (Age 16)Identity.
Review Brain Development
Along with theory and concepts, you will also consider how the brain is physically developing at the age of your chosen character. Review the appropriate chapters in your textbook.Review the APA Code of Ethics
You will also consider the appropriate ethics a psychological professional would need to apply to working with your chosen character. Review the APA code of ethics. Family Member’s Cognitive or Psychological Development and their Physical Brain development.