HBSE 18 - ego mastery Phase II (age 40death) more...

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Early and Middle Adulthood Cognitive Functioning Intellectual functioning is stable Depends on how much capabilities are exercised Better at ‘real life’ executive functions Crystallized intelligence (accumulated knowledge) increases Fluid intelligence (abstract reasoning) decreases Psychological Development Jung first adult developmental theorist Two phases: Phase I (childhood—age 40)
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Unformatted text preview: ego mastery Phase II (age 40death) more intrapsychically attuned Erikson: Generativity vs. Stagnation Erikson believed we continue to grow Midlife Crisis Term comes from Erikson's stages Not associated with a breakdown or a particular phase in life Midlife transition may be a better term Transformation of consciousness...
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