Unformatted text preview: Age of feeling in between. Many emerging adults say they are taking responsibility for themselves, but still do not completely feel like an adult. Age of possibilities. Many emerging adults believe they will make a better life for themselves then their parents did and if their parents marriage did not withstand time they feel like they will have a marriage that does. Health in the emerging adult is affected more by diseases such as obesity and diabetes. Some of the emotional changes that the young adult goes through are they start to establish new relationships with people other than their parents. The cognitive changes that occur are that they become more mature and take on more responsibility. References: Santrock, J. (2011). Life-Span Development (13th ed.). New York McGraw-Hill...
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- Spring '11
- Developmental Psychology, human development, cognitive changes, New York McGraw-Hill