FCE LECTURE on Adolescence 3-18

FCE LECTURE on Adolescence 3-18 - Adolescence Sound Weapon...

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Adolescence Sound Weapon Adolescents can hear sound frequencies that are inaudible to adults Stapleton has developed the mosquito which emits a high frequency sound that annoys teens Stapleton says he doesn’t want to hurt their ears, just “nag at them” Apparently at 75 decibels it does just that as confirmed by Stapleton’s own kids whom he used as guinea pigs Stress, anxiety, depression, and suicide Suicide attempts are at 17% Suicide is third leading cause of death in people age 16 to 24 Females attempt suicide more than males Rate of suicide is growing Dealing with suicide Boys are more at risk for completing a suicide plan Always take threats seriously If possible spend time talking and take measures to get the young person some help Contact Community Mental Health Or take someone to the ER Brain development and decision Making Some risky behaviors may be related to immature brain development in areas of:
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Thinking Planning Reasoning Formal Operations Piaget Final and highest stage in the development of cognitive functioning from infancy to adulthood Ability to think about own thinking
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