Write down the exact quote, including quotation marks, the author(s), and page number in a parenthetical citation, i.e., (B.M. Newman & P.R. Newman, 16)
Next, summarize the meaning of the quote in your own words.
Discuss how the quote applies to the main concept being explained in your response.
Define important features of a theory
Decide which theory is appropriate for explaining behaviors of interest.
Address the following questions:
What is human development?
What is theory?
What do we expect from a theory of human development?
What are challenges to understanding human development across the lifespan?
Why are there so many theories?