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Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Physical Development and  Health in Adolescence This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: •Any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; •Preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any images; •Any rental, lease, or lending of the program.
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Adolescence Adolescence Typically defined as the period from 11 to 19  years of age Early adolescence: 11-14 years Late adolescence: 15-19 years
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Historical Perspectives on Historical Perspectives on Adolescence Adolescence In the mid-19 th  century, social and legal  reforms contributed to our current  conception of adolescence
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Historical Perspectives on Historical Perspectives on Adolescence Adolescence Postponing adult responsibilities gave  young people increased time to explore  roles and values
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Brain Development Brain Development Several systems undergo changes thought to be  associated with adolescent cognitive changes Amygdala Prefrontal cortex Limbic system  
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Brain Development Brain Development Physical changes in the brain may help  account for adolescents’ Risk-taking and independence-seeking Alcohol and drug use Lack of foresight Failure to recognize consequences of actions
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The Adolescent Growth Spurt: The Adolescent Growth Spurt: Girls Girls Girls begin the growth spurt at about 10½ years Menarche The onset of the menstrual cycle
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The Adolescent Growth Spurt: The Adolescent Growth Spurt: Boys Boys Boys begin the growth spurt at about 12½  years Adult height is reached at about 17-18 years Boys put on more muscle mass than girls do
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Puberty Puberty Puberty Developmental milestone reached when a  person becomes sexually mature and capable  of having children
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Puberty Puberty Primary sexual characteristics Physical features directly related to  reproduction Secondary sexual characteristics Features that are outward manifestations of 
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