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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- Winter '10
- Developmental Psychology, Middle Adulthood, young adulthood, Axia College Material, Cognitive Development Logical