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Unformatted text preview: Early Adolescence At this age the teenager is going through a rapid growth spell. Puberty is likely to occur in this age group. Teens tend to be self conscious about the physical changes that their body is going through. Teenagers might also be more of a risk taker. Late Adolescence In late adolescence growth is pretty much complete when it comes to their height. This will happen to females at around 15 years old and 17 years old for males. Sexual activity increases at this age. Some, at this age take part in illegal activities such as: underage drinking and illegal drug use. Reference McDevitt, T. M., & Ormrod, J. E. (2004). Child Development: Educating and Working with Children and Adolescents, Second Edition, . Retrieved from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/classroom/ic/classroom.aspx *** I Hope this is what you wanted. It is pretty much like my week 1 assignment. ***...
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- Spring '10
- Developmental Psychology, human development, McDevitt