Late Adult Phys Cog_BB2_Fall09

Late Adult Phys - Late Adulthood Physical Development Cognition Periods of Life Span Periods Prenatal Period Infancy and Toddlerhood Early

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Late Adulthood Physical Development & Cognition
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Periods of Life Span Periods of Life Span Prenatal Period Conception – Birth Infancy and Toddlerhood Birth – 3 years Early Childhood 3 - 5 years Middle Childhood: 6 - 11 years Adolescence 11 - 20 years Early Adulthood 20 – 40 years Middle Adulthood 40 – 65 years Late Adulthood: 65 years and Over
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Life Span and Life Expectancy Life Span and Life Expectancy Life span-maximum amount of time you can live (about 120 years) Life expectancy-average amount of time someone in your place and time actually lives Varies according to gender, SES, and culture. Baby girl in Japan = 85 yrs vs. Baby girl in West Africa (Sierra Leone) = 36 yrs. Changes as people age.
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Figure 14.2 Figure 14.2 Life expectancy at birth: 1990 to 2002 Life expectancy at birth: 1990 to 2002
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Life Expectancy by Sex and Life Expectancy by Sex and Race Race
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You’re Getting Better, Not Older You’re Getting Better, Not Older Person’s life expectancy changes with age. Actually higher now than when you were born. Older you live, longer you can expect to live. Survival selection is idea that nature weeds out unhealthy or maladapted organisms. Cross-over effects involved in relative health of various groups.
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Years Left to Live Years Left to Live Age Females Males Birth 79.9 74.5 10 70.5 65.3 30 51.0 46.3 50 32.2 28.3 70 15.8 13.2 90 5.0 4.2 100 2.8 2.5
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Life Expectancy Calculator Life Expectancy Calculator http://calculator.livingto100.com/calculat or
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Theories of Aging Theories of Aging Aging is a normal biological process Programmed aging theories = internal alarm clock.
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 420 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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Late Adult Phys - Late Adulthood Physical Development Cognition Periods of Life Span Periods Prenatal Period Infancy and Toddlerhood Early

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