Dr. John Lamberton, Clinical Sociologist

PUTTING SOCIOLOGY TO WORK

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

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The result of the process of Socialization is the social development of people, or more simply said, human development.  Scientific literature reveals the first origins of human being discussed in the following websites: 

Homo Sapiens Who are they?

New Research Discovery Concerning Neanderthals

People have unique brains in that people have a Neocortex that allows cognition and symbolization.

Human Development begins at birth. The following websites reveal the beginnings of the socialization process during which infants begin to learn about their social environment through a process of encoding.  

      Biological(physical) Development

       The Amazing Brains of Babies

       Serve and Return Interaction 

       Experiences Build Brain Architecture

       Brain Architecture

       Infant Brain Development

       Sensitive Periods in Brain Development

       Early Child Development

       Traumatic Brain Injury

      Psychological (mental) Development is discussed by the following social scientists:

       Chapter 4 Again

       Sigmund Freud

       George Herbert Mead

       Charles Horton Cooley 

      Social

       Symbolic Interaction

       History

       Lifespan

Stages of Human Development: Piaget, Erikson

  • Infancy: Birth to 18 months
  • Early childhood: 18 months to 3 years
  • Middle childhood: 3-5 years
  • Late childhood
  • Adolescence
  • Early adulthood
  • Mature adulthood
  • Old age