Types of Physical Development
Conception/Pregnancy - Development of the embryo and foetus.
Birth and Infancy - Gross motor skills due to developing big muscle groups.
Childhood - Motor skills due to developing small muscle groups.
Adolescence - Puberty, increased growth in height and weight.
Adulthood - First signs of wrinkles and aging, hormonal changes. For females: Menopause. For males: Increased weight around the stomach (possibly).
Older adulthood - Aging process continues.
Types of Intellectual Development
Conception/Pregnancy - N/A
Birth and Infancy - Thinking and language skills.
Childhood - Increase in language, memory, reasoning and thinking skills.
Adolescence - Thinking about the future, simple problem solving skills.
Adulthood - Complex problem solving, small decline in tasks that require verbal skills and memory recall.
Older adulthood - Memory recall and intellectual skills decline.
Types of Emotional Development
Conceptive/Pregnancy - N/A
Birth and Infancy - Adjusting to life outside the womb, crying, temper tantrums, extreme emotions.
Childhood - Becoming more independent, less frustrated and less angry.
Adolescence - Mood swings through puberty, emotional distress but more independent.
Adulthood - Completely independent, stressed emotions due to work etc. Usually stable emotions.
Later Adulthood - Same as adulthood, possibly lonely due to old age.
Types of Social Development
Conceptive/Pregnancy - Can recognise their mother's voice while in the womb.
Infancy - Wary of strangers and can be quite scared of people they don't know, starts having strong connections with family, especially the main carer.
Childhood - More friendly and talkative with strangers, can have conversations, maturing socially.
Adolescence - Can be quite anxious in social situations as growing older, can have in-depth conversations.
Adulthood - Anxiety with social interactions usually get better, mature and in-depth conversations.
Older adulthood - Same as adulthood but may have less social interaction and be more wary of strangers.