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Adolescent (and a little bit of Adult) Development PSY 2012 Biological Development Biological Development Social Development Social Development Cognitive Development Cognitive Development
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Adolescence the transition period from childhood to adulthood extending from ______ to about age 18- 19
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For the most part, the biological development biological development that occurs during adolescence has to do with sexual maturity, or ________ - primary & secondary sex characteristics Biological Development Biological Development
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Sex Characteristics Sex Characteristics body structures that make sexual reproduction possible ovaries--female testes--male external genitalia Sex Characteristics Sex Characteristics nonreproductive sexual characteristics female--breast and hips male--voice quality and body hair Menarche (meh-NAR-key) Menarche (meh-NAR-key) first menstrual period
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Puberty marks the onset of ____________ the period of sexual maturation when a person becomes capable of reproduction Biological Development Biological Development
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The ________ ________ controls the functions of the other endocrine glands. Biological Development Biological Development
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Girls tend to hit puberty before boys Age 11 for girls Age 13 for boys Biological Development Biological Development
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Change in body, means change in body image… For women For women : A favorable body image is ________ correlated with onset of puberty. (Early onset, negative body image) For men For men : _________correlated. (Early onset, positive body image) Biological Development Biological Development
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Cognitive Development According to Piaget, which stage are adolescents in? Need a hint? The four stages are : Formal operations Concrete operations Preoperational stage Sensorimotor stage
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The fourth stage of cognitive development, when adolescents become capable of symbolic symbolic and abstract abstract thinking.
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