CHFD 2200 - Increased levels of relativistic thinking,...

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CHFD 2200 Theories of changes in Thinking in Early Adulthood Piaget—post formal thought Perry-epistemic cognition Justifiability of conclusions Dualistic vs. realistic thinking “The more I learn, the more I learn how little I know”—Socrates Labouvie(female)-vief Pragmatic thought: better at using logic More relativistic: mid 20’s Expertise: acquisition of extensive knowledge in a field Takes many years:10 year rule—more automatic Affects information processing Effects on creativity Creativity usually rises in early adulthood Bachelor’s Degrees among those ages 25-29: 33% of women & 26% of men High school dropouts among those ages 22-24: 11%(women);14% (men) 30-50% of collegians drop out of college Personal factors Institutional factors
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Effect on earnings College experience Opportunities for exploration
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Unformatted text preview: Increased levels of relativistic thinking, worldview Importance of involvement in campus life(living on campus) *classes link information to other classes* Middle Adulthood (40-60) Presbyopiaold eyes Difficulties in dim light Reduced color discrimination Glaucoma risk *all the above are due to flexible retina* Presbycusisold hearing Earliest, most loss in high frequencies Starts in late adolescence Gender differences(men lose more hearing) Hearing aids can help(amplify sound) *skin changes in Mid Adulthood* Wrinkles Foreheadstarting in 30s Crows feet40s Sagging Face, arms, legs UVB Can damage DNA Biggest causes of sun cancer Bad for immune system Age spotsafter age 50 Faster with sun exposure, for women Collagen: diminishes as we get older Fat diminishes...
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