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Developing through the life  span
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Overview Introduction Prenatal development and the newborn Infancy and childhood Adolescence Adulthood Reflections on Developmental Issues
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Adolescence Physical Development Begins with puberty Primary and Secondary sex characteristics The sequence of physical changes in puberty  is far more predictable than the timing Frontal lobe development through myelination
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Adolescence Cognitive Development Self-focused reasoning Piaget’s formal operations- reason  hypothetically and deduce consequences Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development : The Moral Ladder consisted of: Preconventional morality Conventional morality Postconventional morality
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Adolescence Social development Daily decisions more influenced by peers Long-range decisions more influenced by parents Emerging Adulthood Arnett (2000) proposed this new developmental 
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Cusaac during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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