Human Growth and Development

Fibonacci numbers define key points in human aging.

Fibonacci numbers mark key points in the human aging and development process, as illustrated in the following table, based on insights provided by Norman S. Rose, Ph.D. at his site at http://whizkidz.org:

Human Age

Development Stage

Key Attributes

0GestationConception
1NewbornBirth
1InfantWalking, vocalizing
2ToddlerTalking, expressing, imitating
3ToddlerSelf image and control, toilet training
5Early childFormal education begins
8Mid childAge of reason, knowing of right and wrong
13AdolescentThinking, puberty, sexual maturation and drive
21Young adultFull physical growth, adult in society, education complete, beginning career, financial responsibility,  eligible for voting
34Mid adultRefinement of adult skills, parenting role
55Elder adultFulfillment of adult skills, serving, retirement begins with eligibility for Medicare, Social Security and AARP
89CompletionInsight and wisdom into life

 

The Fibonacci series found in the human age numbers below relate to both Phi (the golden ratio) and the Fibonacci and Golden Spirals.

See additional information on this topic in Dr. Rose’s publication:

THE DESIGN OF LIFE: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT FROM A NATURAL PERSPECTIVE”

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