Ch.11 Risk taking - 1 In the 11th chapter of Invitation to...

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1. In the 11 th chapter of “Invitation to the Life Span”, adulthood begins, all forms and versions in terms of human development towards adults are discussed, as they were in previous chapters for infants and adolescents. Probably one of the most influential topics in chapter 11 has to be about Taking Risks. Specifically in this section, according to the author, “Young North American males who are genetically impulsive are often remarkably brave and foolhardy” (Berger 396). Statistically, Berger mentions “the low rate of serious disease between ages 18 and 25 is counterbalanced by a high rate of severe injuries” (Berger 397), the section discusses reasons as to why men and adults conduct hazardous risk taking ventures on their lives, it discusses topics of which particular destructive risks are more common in emerging adulthood, in which are typically condoned by adults between the ages of 18 and 25, “unprotected sex with a new partner,
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