00001LEARNING OBJECTIVES CHAPTER 16
Discuss the shift in developmental tasks that takes place as people progress through
According to Erikson, the task of middle adulthood is generativity vs. stagnation.
Generativity is the desire to
-Puberty: The biological changes of adolescence
-Puberty has 5 chief physical components:
a rapid acceleration in growth- dramatic increases in height & weight
development of primary sex characteristi
1. Identify and describe 5 factors related to the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
(1) Age- risk increases with age, particularly 65+
(2) Gender- females more likely than males
(3) Genes- APOE gene present in 50-60% of those with Alzheimer's. This is a geneti
00001LEARNING OBJECTIVES DEATH AND DYING (PAGES
1. Explain why it has become harder to define death in recent decades, and define the
terms persistent vegetative state and brain death.
In the past, death was a more familiar event, often took less
00001LEARNING OBJECTIVES CHAPTER 18
Discuss the key developmental tasks of later adulthood, and explain the relevance of
Eriksons psychosocial crisis of integrity versus despair to this stage of life.
Integrity vs. despair: older adults reflect on thei
00001LEARNING OBJECTIVES CHAPTER 17
Compare life expectancy through different historical periods and across countries.
Discuss the factors responsible for extending it.
Life expectancy has increased due to improved treatment of chronic disease, improve
Exam 3 Essay Questions
1. Identify and describe 5 factors related to the risk of Alzheimers disease
a. Age risk increases with age, particularly 65+
b. Gender females are more likely than males
c. Genes APOE gene present in 50-60% of those with Alzheimers
Chapter 14: Socioemotional Development in Young Adulthood
Developmental Tasks, Timetables, and Processes in Young Adulthood
Developmental tasks: specific achievements and tasks that people are expected to accomplish in
a given life period.
-Each life peri
1. List and elaborate on the four career patterns for women identified by Golan. Discuss why some of
these patterns are problematic.
Regular career pattern: women enter and stay in the workforce continuously after finishing
Interrupted career patt
CHAPTER 14:Socioemotional Development in Young
List the developmental tasks that Havighurst identified for the adolescent and adult stages of
life and contrast them with Eriksons psychosocial tasks for the same period
1. List and elaborate on the four career patterns for women
identified by Golan. Discuss why each pattern could be
- Regular career pattern: women enter and stay in the workforce
continuously after finishing school
- Interrupted career pattern
Puberty: the biological changes of adolescence, the period during which an individual becomes
capable of sexual reproduction. There are 5 chief physical components to puberty which are the
result of developments in the endocrine and central ner
Chapter 17: Physical and Cognitive Development in Later Adulthood
Ageism: prejudice and discrimination toward people on the basis of their age.
-Employment opportunities, housing, and other services.
-Declines in physical and cognitive functioning are com
Human Development and Family Studies 363: Development- Adolescence
through Old Age
Dr. Sigan Hartley
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March 29, 2012
3. How long a person lives is influenced by both biological and lifestyle factors. Who is
the oldest living person you know? Based on what you know about their lifestyle (e.g.,
whether they ate healthy, ex
Module 10- Developmental Tasks and Timetables of Young Adulthood
Definition: Achievements or tasks that people are expected to accomplish in a given
Sequential: one must complete one task to move onto the next
March 14, 2012
In order for adults to achieve satisfaction, there are four key meanings of midlife
work. The first is social contact, or interaction and friendship with coworkers. Second
comes, personal needs. The third
LATER ADULTHOOD: PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
Module 16- Memory and Dementia (Later Adulthood)
3 Memory Systems
Sensory (1-2 seconds): Registers info that we get from out senses (sights, sounds,
smells, touch tastes)
o Fades away if not attended to
Old adulthood might be considered roleless role. This means that there are no
specific roles that older adults will encounter in there later life. There are few roles that
are considered to be socially normal for older a
1. Discuss three gender differences in sexual attitudes and behaviors in young adults.
Males are more likely to experiment with same-sex activity during adolescence, whereas females
are more likely to experiment in young a
1. Discuss what we know about online friendships in terms of differences in
their use and impact for introverted versus extroverted teens.
- Both introverted and extroverted adolescents were likely to use
Internet communications to build friendships but u
Assignment # 8
Before I took the online measure of optimism I believed that my optimism would be
relatively medium to high. After taking the test I was reported as cynicism. The test
said that I most all of the time see the good in everyone or at least tr
Module 10 Chapter 14
Developmental Tasks and Timetables of Young Adulthood
Focus on what developmental tasks should be accomplished, when accomplished and
o First to discuss idea of developmental task; or achievement
Module 6 Chapter 13
Emerging Adulthood (18-25 or up to age 30)
o Young = 18-40
o Middle = 40-65
o Later = 65+
o Marriage, childbearing, leaving home, completing high school, financially
o 77% women and 65% men pas
The Truman Show:
1. What roles do technology, society, and the individual play in shaping media culture?
All about advertising, product placement, money and ratings
2. Is the film optimistic or pessimistic about media? Who is