Appendix F PSY 210 - has halted and a stage of maintaining...

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Appendix F For each of three developmental domains: physical, cognitive, and social/personality, identify two major changes or challenges associated with that developmental stage (adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood). Stage of Development Physical Development Cognitive Development Social/Personality Development Adolescence Growth spurt 8-10inches, puberty, menstruation in women Able to deal with the abstract & hypothetical Time of social risks such as driving reckless, drinking or using drugs and sexual experimentation. Young Adulthood Physical development peaks, most are at their sharpest, strongest, and fittest Height of cognitive powers, memory at its sharpest Psychologically healthier, more productive Middle Adulthood Psychical growth
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Unformatted text preview: has halted and a stage of maintaining takes place Cognitive thinking is now looking at life with how many years you have left vs. many years you are from birth. Mid-life crisis sets in and a sense of entrapment, loss of purpose, and depression about what we have not accomplished sets in. some have social affairs. Late Adulthood Less elasticity in skin, hair turns gray or falls out, need for greater reaction time, eye sight worsens, hearing worsens, muscles lose strength Memory loss, general health starts to deteriorate, thought process slows, organ systems start to deteriorate, metabolic rate slows Most face retirement and a time of social slow down, but it is Important to exercise in order to keep muscles fit and body healthy...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course PSY 210 9852169872 taught by Professor Nicole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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