Robert Havighurst

1900-1991

Developmental area of focus

Developmental tasks

Summery of Theory

The developmental tasks are requirements that an individual must accomplish at each stage of life before proceeding to the next developmental level.

stages of development

growth and development, the society in which the individual lives, and the individual's personal attitudes, values, and belief system

facts about Robert Havighurst

  • *In 1918 he served in the U.S. Army
  • *in 1930 he married Esythe McNelly
  • *in 1983 he retired but continued to teach and conduct research until 1990
  • *Havighurst's collection of papers are housed in the Special Collections Department at the University of Chicago Library.