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PSY-358 Adult Development and AgingTopic 2 – Cognitive Changes during AdulthoodDirections:This assignment will require you to type directly in this worksheet. Part I will require you toresearch cognitive related changes during adulthood. In each box, describe 3-4 cognitive changes that generallyoccur during that age-range (include things such asmemory, attention, structural change, processing speed,executive functioning, and neurotransmission). Part II, requires that you answer thefollow-up questions.Please delete the examples in red.A minimum of threeresources are required. Your textbook may serve as one resource. Make sure the referencesare current and cited both with your chart and referenced in the reference section.Part I: General Cognitive ChangesAge RangeBrain Development/Cognitive ChangesEmerging Adulthoodthrough EarlyAdulthood(approx. 17-25-ish)-Relativistic thinking- Where young adults become more aware ofcomplexities of life- Develop advanced reasoning skills-More complex thinking process (formal logical operations)

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