Human Development & Life Course Studies

How do we grow, not just physically, but emotionally and cognitively? Human Development and Life Course Studies research covers individual development across the lifespan, placing human development within social, cultural, and historical context. With the abundance of panel data sets within SRC, this research theme helps bring theoretical and applied focus to such studies. The emphasis is often on specific periods in the life course including childhood, adolescence, and adulthood, as well as on major life transitions, such as the transition to adulthood.