Emerging, MIDDLE, And LATE Adulthood--10-1-09

Emerging, MIDDLE, And LATE Adulthood--10-1-09 - 10/1/2009...

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10/1/2009 1 Announcements Writing Assignment 1 Due October 13 th Check Blackboard for Details! EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY Charlotte, NC http://walk.avonfoundation.org Walk up to 26.2 Miles on Saturday and 13.1 miles on Sunday!! EMERGING, MIDDLE, AND LATE ADULTHOOD Psychology of Women October 1, 2009 Emerging Adulthood What age signifies adulthood? Distinct developing period occurring from late teens until mid- 20’s (Arnett, 1998) What are some characteristics of being an adult? Does it vary by gender??? Emerging Adulthood Adulthood Characteristics (Arnett, 1998) Marriage/ Children Decisions independent of parents Accept responsibility for consequences of actions* Financially independent Equal status w/parents Control of emotions Able to Keep family safe Use Contraception Reach age 18 (or 21) Emerging Adulthood “Later” path to adulthood than in years past
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