Q 12 Describe three important characteristics of development?
The various characteristic of development are as follows:
1. Development is a continuous process which takes place at slow but regular pace.
2. Development follows a certain sequence thus it occurs in an orderly manner. For example, from infant to early childhood then to later childhood further to adolescence and finally maturity is the sequence of development in the human beings.
3. Development can be seen as a product of interaction of the organism or individual and environment.