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Axia College Material Appendix F For each of three developmental domains: physical, cognitive, and social/personality, identify two major changes or challenges associated with that developmental stage (adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood). Stage of Development Physical Development Cognitive Development Social/Personality Development Adolescence Growth spurt of 8 to 12 inches; sexual organs begin to mature. Engages in formal operations; feelings of egocentrism – imaginary audience vs. personal fable. Search for independence; sense of invulnerability leads to risky behavior. Young Adulthood Physical development peaks; menopause; osteoporosis. Cognitive development peaks;
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Unformatted text preview: high IQ scores; good visual-spatial skills (puzzles). Form independence; strive for “the dream”; look for lasting relationship. Middle Adulthood Loss of strength and stamina; minor physical decline with diet and exercise. Visual-spatial skills start to fade; remember some things but not others crystallized vs. fluid intelligence. Children? What type of parent to be; midlife crisis; empty-nest syndrome. Late Adulthood Skin loses elasticity; hair turns gray; loss of sight and hearing. Memory loss – can’t remember names, solve problems in head; Alzheimer’s disease. Deciding to live dependently or independently; retirement; dealing with death....
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