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Unformatted text preview: quickly. They also are able to describe events and experiences better; along with talking about their thoughts and feelings. Early Adolescence Teenagers between the ages of 10-14 are typically in the first stages of their cognitive development and are often less noticeable than the emotional and social changes Children in this age group have the formed a greater ability to express their needs and emotions, gain the capacity to follow complex directions, and to think about immediate causes and effects of an action or event. Late Adolescence Teenagers between the ages of 14-18 have gained the ability to think about abstract concepts, gain the ability to understand shades of gray in situations and examine and express their inner experiences. They also are able to attend to one task for a long period of time....
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