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Week 6 psych - In researching the topic of social development in adulthood I came across an article titled Psychological maturity in early

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In researching the topic of social development in adulthood I came across an article titled Psychological maturity in early adulthood: Relationships between social development and identity” from the Journal of Genetic Psychology. I chose this article because I think it is a good representation of how a student evolves through college. The article does a good job of explaining how they went about their study. Winefield and Harvey (1996) this article starts out with a background of studies and theories from earlier generations. The article then outlines a study of university students between the ages of 23 and 26. These students were both male and female and either full or part-time students. The goal of this study was to explore the relationships, if any, between social development toward adulthood and the development of a sense of personal identity in individuals of an age when both of these elements are of paramount importance for developing psychological maturity. The authors of this article first mailed out surveys to all the students in the chosen university,
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2010 for the course PSY 201 taught by Professor Richardkirkmiller during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Week 6 psych - In researching the topic of social development in adulthood I came across an article titled Psychological maturity in early

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