psy210_appendix_f[1] - work to free themselves from...

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Axia College Material 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 Both male and female experience significant changes in their bodies from hormone changes. These include body growth and development of sexual organs. Logical cognitive assessment becomes possible during this stage. Most adolescents become cognitively egocentric and feel that they differ from others in many ways, demanding privacy and feeling insecure. Most adolescents
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Unformatted text preview: work to free themselves from parental control. This often results in conflict since they act out emotionally against the very parents that have taught them the values they now hold. High risk behaviors hold interest for teens at this stage. Young Adulthood The body is at its peak physically. It has high endurance and stamina levels. Cognitive processes peak during this stage. This creates a false sense that the individual knows best even when experience dictates otherwise. In this stage, the individual is striving to find their direction and to determine their best partners. Self-identity is being redefined. Marriage, procreation and career issues all surface during this. Middle Adulthood Late Adulthood...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Williams during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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