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Unformatted text preview: Adult Development & Gerontology 2/12/08 Adolescence Imaginary Audience - everyone is watching them Personal Fable - Sense of invulnerability Identity Development Ones sense of self The adolescents task is to solidify a sense of self by testing & integrating various roles Struggle w/ the issues-Career choices-Religion choices-Relationship choices Commitment to choice Identity Statuses Identity achieved Identity foreclosure Identity moratorium Identity diffusion Moral Development Morality: a system of beliefs, values, & understanding Kohlbergs Moral Development Preconventional level Conventional level Post conventional level Physical Development Most physical functions reach their peak in early adulthood and then gradually decline Most healthy adults remain sexually active into their 60s Menopause- the time of natural cessation of menstruation-also refers to the biological changes a woman experiences as her ability to reproduce declines...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08