Unformatted text preview: module 13 : Adulthood
> stages :
Early Adulthood: =20+ 305
Middle Adulthood: To age us
Late Adulthood : after us
* people vary widely with each stage
> Physical Changes
Early: Muscular strength, reaction time, sensory
reenness + cardial output peak in mid - twenties
Middle: Physical vigor linked to health + exercises
habits than age. Gradule decline in physical +
Fertility. menopause (women).
Late: sensory Abilities, strength, + stamina . pupils
shrink - lens less transparent. Health.
Aging Brain - Memory . Exercise slows aging +
Stimulates brain cell development - Aids memory.
> Aging + memory
Early : peak time for some learning + remembering
Middle: greater decline ability to recall
Late: better retention of meaningful than
meaningless Info. longer word + info production
Cross - sectional studies: comparing people of
longitudial studies : retesting the same people over
a period of years.
Midlife transition : early 40s...
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- Fall '19