Continuity And Discontinuity: Key Issues In Development Psychology

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Continuity and discontinuity are debatable issue in development psychology, it explains how an individual change throughout the whole life span. Continuity defined as an individual change throughout life in a smooth and gradual change. On the other hand, discontinuity development defined as an individual has an abrupt change (Santrock, 2013).
As I looked back on how I become today, I would say my development is abrupt or it’s called discontinuity development. I had two important events in my life that change me of who I am now. First, before I came here in the United States I depend all my life with my parents. When I arrived here in the United States I had learned to be independent when it comes to financial and any decision making. This event