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Assignment Details: Perform the following tasks: • Complete the reading assignment and the interactive lecture before attempting this assignment. • Select a recent news article about a life event of an individual. It can be health related, accident related, educational, or even achievement oriented. It will be one “slice in the lifespan of that person.” For example, you might select a story of someone who has achieved a major goal in life after experiencing a debilitating accident. An example would be Nick Vujicic. Or, you could choose the story of an individual who may be suspected of a developmental disorder, and who is involved in tragedy such as James Holmes. You are encouraged to Google these individuals and read about their stories for ideas for your own selection. • Write an essay (approximately 150-175 words) addressing the following questions: 1. What is happening to this individual? Give a summary. 2. What stage of lifespan developmental stage/age is this person experiencing (i.e. Infant, child, adolescent, or adult and the chronological age)? 3. How might have the “twig” (person) been bent? Select at least three major developmentalist assumptions such as nature/nurture, behaviorism, genetic code, sociocultural, or any other developmental concepts from your textbook and discuss how these developmental concepts may have contributed to this person’s situation before, during and after the life event featured in the news article. • Your responses must have correct spelling and grammar. • Check your assignment against unintended plagiarism. It is for the subject Human Growth and development Texbook: Life-Span Human Development Carol K. Sigelman; Elizabeth A. Rider Due day August 17 by 12 pm