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ch5_09_28_09 - FinishCh5.3 Adulthood Old age Elderly people...

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Finish Ch 5.3 
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Adulthood 2 Old age Elderly people generally differ from younger people in some of their social habits. They will more frequently seek the company of familiar people. The elderly will often try to retain some control over their lives, even when faced with failing health. The more a culture values its elders, the easier it will be to maintain a sense of dignity.
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Adulthood 3 The psychology of facing death Death can occur at any age, but we usually associate it with the later years of life. The way we deal with death is culture-based and is constantly evolving. Death occurred at home; now hospital Funeral proceedings occurred at home; now funeral home
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Ch 5.4 Diversity
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Gender Influences 5 Cognitive differences Females - language-related tasks, especially language fluency. Males - difficult spatial and mathematical tasks.
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Gender Influences 6 However, the differences are much smaller than most believe Hyde et. al
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