adoldev - introduction vocabulary

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Adolescent Development Introduction Adolescence – the second decade of life Early adolescence – the period spanning roughly ages 10-13, corresponding roughly to the junior high or middle school years Middle adolescence – the period spanning roughly ages 14-17, corresponding to the high school years Late adolescence – the period spanning roughly ages 18-21, corresponding approximately to the college years Emerging adulthood – the period spanning roughly ages 18-25, during which individuals make the transition from adolescence to adulthood Puberty – the biological changes of adolescence Rite of passage – a ceremony or ritual marking an individual’s transition from one social status to another, especially marking the young person’s transition to adulthood Ecological perspective on human development – a perspective on development that emphasizes the broad context in which development occurs Micro-systems – in the ecological perspective on human development, the
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