Attitudes and Perceptions about Aging
Human Development 203
September 4, 2013
My attitudes about aging and older persons are a result of my experience growing up in a
multicultural family and spending time with my
HD 203 Exam 3
personality - one of the broadest terms in psychology, refers to those traits, behaviors, ways of
thinking, motives, and emotions that make us who we are.
objective measures - measure of characteristics or aspects of personality by directly
HD 203 Exam 2
Centenarian - people who are 100 years and older
Differences between centenarians and younger adults - - cent. have a type of protein in their
-differences in mitochondria (dna)
- Apo- E 2 greater in men and in centenarians
HD 203 Exam 5
During the 1900s the most frequent deaths occurred in with cohort - Children
Children fatalities were due to. - childbirth, measles, influenza, whooping cough
Most fatal/frequent accidents are from. - motor vehicle
what is the major cause of
HD 203 Exam 4
Frontotemporal dementias - these types of dementias are centered in the frontal and/or temporal
lobes of the brain. they do not occur frequently and symptoms include; social inappropriateness,
loss of memory, and uninhibited sexual behavior.
HD203 Final Study Guide
-What factors contribute to a persons choice of career?
-Educational or trade/skill level required
-Area where one lives or wishes to live
-Demands/Requirements of the job
-Family approval? S
HD 203 Flipped Day #5 Homework
Please listen to Act 1 (36 minutes) of the This American Life podcast, Death and Taxes, and answer the
1. What elements of Asas death do you think helped with Nancy and her familys ability to cope?