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CDE 232 3/26/08 Early Adulthood: Biosocial Development and Cognitive Development -most systems are running as well as they are going to. -death from disease at this time is rare, car accidents mainly, (bodily injury) Biosocial Development - Aging o Already started by the time you turn 18 o Slow process o Loss in optimal functioning o The first thing to go is the skin (fair skin people are likely to get wrinkles sooner) o People with dark hair get grey hair first o Gender differences Men Women Women worry more about aging; suffer from anxiety; also spend a lot of money to combat the effects of aging o twice as many women live past 80 as men. Why? The things you do early in life significantly impact your life later Psychosocial- women are more likely to have more social resources (relationships) conducive to healthy living. women have more things to look forward to Biosocial- women engage in more things in life that are less of a risk; generally take better care of themselves (smoking, drinking, driving) o Homeostasis Where the body wants to be ; the body’s sense of balance; average pulse and breathing rate Harder to achieve as people get older Physical assertions disrupts homeostasis; this is normal o Set Point Refers to the body’s over all default Set point weight- weight designed for them, that is healthy and optimal Gaining weight changes their set point weight. The older you get, the harder it is to return to the original weight - Sexual responsiveness o The body’s ability to perform and experience sexual pleasure o Male responsiveness sequence Begins with sexual arousal (quickly in young adult males) takes place in around or under 30 seconds
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Excitement (plateau) lasts about 3 minutes, engaging in some type of sexual act Orgasm, immediately follows the excitement phase (virtual
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course CDE 232 taught by Professor Gingerburell during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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