discussion week 7 .docx - Having the self-awareness to understand all of the changes both physical and psychological during adolescence would be

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Having the self-awareness to understand all of the changes both physical and psychological during adolescence would be astounding. When trying to recall my own adolescence I don’t believe feeling all of the changes. Most of them come so fast and furious it seems all you can do is ride the wave of growth. The complexity of the social climate during adolescence is a difficult one to traverse. With that said I think that tends to take the forefront. Attempting to gain independence, navigating through the peer pressure, building friendships or attempting to fit into a specific sub-culture occupy the mind outing all the changes out of focus. Romantic and sexual relationships may take most of the focus in my opinion. One of the biggest
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Unformatted text preview: changes during adolescence is the attraction and want to find a significant other. I know all of this rings true for my experience during adolescence. Peer pressure is around every corner, thousands of micro decisions to be made on a daily basis, who to talk to who not to talk to, who to be around, how to act along with a million other things took the thought of all the changes and numbed them. I can see this happening to most adolescence as well. Convergent evidence suggests that adolescents display heightened sensitivity to social evaluation at various levels of complexity (Somerville,2013). This is some evidence to show the complexity of the social environment and how sensitive and fragile it can be....
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