2.3.11 3 bk adolescence bb

2.3.11 3 bk adolescence bb - Adolescence Module 15...

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Adolescence Module 15
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Adolescence      Adolescence  is defined as life  between childhood and  adulthood. Begins with puberty Ends with adult independence
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Frontal Cortex Myelin —a fatty substance that  speeds up nerve conduction.  Frontal cortex maturation Frontal cortex responsible  for reasoning  and self- control .   The  limbic system —responsible  for emotions, develops  faster   than the frontal cortex.
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Cognitive Development Adolescents’ ability to reason gives them a new level  of social awareness. Adolescents often think about: 1. Their own thinking. 2. What others are thinking. 3. And think about what others are thinking  about them. 4. How ideals can be reached. Criticize society,  parents and even themselves.
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According to Piaget, adolescents can engage in abstract  problem solving , i.e., they can perform   formal  operations
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course PSYCH 102 taught by Professor Jared during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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2.3.11 3 bk adolescence bb - Adolescence Module 15...

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