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PSYINT1 Life-span developmental psychology I 5 op
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Degree Programme in Psychology
Person in charge
Mervi Vänskä

Learning outcomes

After finishing the course the student is able to identify developmental phenomena and give brief summaries of central developmental domains and phases. Student can summarize theoretical frameworks of developmental psychology and compare their differences.


Basics of social, cognitive and emotional development across the life span. Classic theories of developmental psychology.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English

General written exam.
A book exam on electronic exam.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

1. Siegler, DeLoache & Eisenberg, How children develop. Worth Publishers 2006 or 2010.

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Yhteiskunta- ja kulttuuritieteiden yksikkö
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