I. Correlates of Achievement
A. Individual Factors
B. Family Factors
C. School Factors
D. Cultural Factors
II. Understanding Immigrant Achievement
III. The Transition to Secondary School
A. What Happens?
C. What Can Be Done?
- Types of approaches: prim, sec, tertiary
- Focus: specific behaviors vs. developmental risk factors
- Teen Outreach: approach, design, results
Prevention in adolescence
Primary: to _negative behaviors, events & injury
Secondary: to reduce
Psy 133A, Adolescent Development, Winter 2016
1. When does adolescence start and end? What are the pros and cons of prolonged adolescence?
2. Describe the physical maturation process (sequence) in females and males. What do we know
about the ps
The Transition to Adulthood
I. Emerging Adulthood
A. Stage Approaches to Development
B. Arnetts Theory of Emerging Adulthood
II. Preparing Non-College Bound Youth for Adulthood
A. The American System
B. The German System
Stage Approaches to Development
I. Internalizing Problems
B. Gender Differences
II. Externalizing Problems
A. Problem Behavior Syndrome
B. Life-Course Persistent vs. Adolescent
Internalizing vs. Externalizing Problems
Adolescent Pregnancy & Parenthood
I. What is the problem with adolescent parenthood?
II. What are the antecedents of adolescent pregnancy?
III. What is the effect of parenthood on adolescent
IV. What are the most effective ways to reduce
ACROSS THE TRANSITION
FROM ADOLESCENCE TO
Family relationships during adolescence
Family relationships during young adulthood
Assigned reading: Continuity and discon
Outline for Today
Extracurricular activities as a context for adolescent
Outcomes of extracurricular involvement
The overscheduling hypothesis
Implications of this research
If you had the opportunity to support one of these,
what would you
Welcome to PSY 120A!
Dr. Alan Castel
I study memory, aging,
attention, and metacognition.
How does memory work in younger and
older adults, and how do we use strategies
to remember? How do we know what we
will later remember?
TEENS ONLINE: WHAT SHOULD
WE (NOT) BE CONCERNED
Worries about Plugged in Kids
1. What do kids/tweens/teens do online?
2. Is online communication unhealthy?
Emotional health (narcissism, false identities)