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Name: PSY 129 Leva Date: April 4th, 2006 Reading: Chapter Ten Reading Assignment Summary Sheet After you have completed this week’s reading assignment, list the 3 or 4 most important concepts or ideas of the reading. Start with what you consider the most important and move to the less important. You may also append or use graphics to supplement your summary. As part of your description of the concept or idea you may also wish to include an example. 1. Childhood development is the most important stage for the development of personality in my opinion. Motor skills start to develop along with the ability for coherent speech and language. The language skill first absorbs the vocabulary from their environment, and they start being able to combine words around age two. Moral development occurs in the stage, and the child starts observing what the consequences are to their actions. Cognitive development also occurs in this
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Unformatted text preview: stage. 2. Adolecent development was a time for rebellion for me, and most other kids I know. This is proposed to be a stressful stage in life because at this point, the child is trying to figure out who they are. It has been proven that boys and girls that reach puberty at a late age, are more likey to have psychological and social difficulties. 3. Development in adulthood is not very present. The person has usually developed their personality. One interesting thing I found is that a midlife crisis is a made up thing, an excuse for an adult to spend a lot of money. Sensory perception diminishes as age increases, along with intelligence, and sometimes major memory loss. Also, write down 1 or 2 questions about whatever you do not fully understand about the reading, or about an aspect of the reading about which you have a question. 1. How can gene therapy let people live longer?...
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