Psych 1603 Ch 13 - Physical and Cognitive Development in...

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Physical and Cognitive  Physical and Cognitive  Development in Early Adulthood Development in Early Adulthood Chapter 13
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What is an Adulthood? What is an Adulthood? Emerging adulthood Economic independence Definition of “adult” How many roads must a man (or woman) walk  down, before you call him a man (or woman)?”   ---Bob Dylan
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From High School to College From High School to College Top-dog phenomenon (again) What creates the most stress? Personal stresses Negative ways to cope with stress Positive ways to cope with stress College attendance
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Health Issues Health Issues Peak performance Views of health Nature – nurture influence Restrained eaters
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Exercise Exercise Burns calories Increases metabolic rate Lowers a person’s set point Easier to maintain lower weight Increased self-esteem Positive attitude & optimism
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSYCH 1603 taught by Professor Ding during the Spring '08 term at Texas Woman's University.

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Psych 1603 Ch 13 - Physical and Cognitive Development in...

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