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Notes Adolescent PsychologyCognitive DevelopmentCognitive Developmentto argue for the sake of arguingto be self- centeredto constantly find fault in adult’s positionto be overly dramaticability to think abstractlyability to analyze situations logicallyability to think realistically about the future, goal settingmoral reasoningEntertain hypothetical situations, use of metaphorsNeed guidance for rational decision makingCognitive processes and skills continue to grow over the years (10-19).Increasingly adolescents fine tune their abilities(review the abilities listed).And progress from concrete to more abstract skill levels.Recent research in adolescent brain development has demonstrated that thebrain is still developing. Neural connections are still being formed until the mid20’s. It confirms what parents probably have known all along-- adolescents do not process and think the same way adults do.

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Term
Spring
Professor
BOLL
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Psychology, Adolescent Psychology Cognitive Development, Psychology Cognitive Development, Entertain hypothetical situations

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