PSY 375 Week 3 DQ 1
PSY 375 Week 3 DQ 1
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Date Created: 11/12/15
Welcome to StudySoup I We are all about succe ful studying allow us to show you how StudySoup can enhance you study experience with all our nifty features STA RT lst you will need your materials Go to the U B U D DI P STORE and PURCHASE your course reader OF UPLOAD YOUF PDE POWERPOWT OR Now you can study with friends and have WORD DOCUMENTS your materials follow you anywhere you need them Click Share and I you can annotate with friends SEARCH L I Looking for a special sentence or word Click the search icon O F F L I N E 2 I O or use CTRL or Command F 39 Need to take your computer I Thats easy Click our offline button in your library I I When you are ready to review ALL your annotations will be automatically saved in your library I I Check out our DlC llO 3f g Define Highlight this passage by clicking a word feature L and dragging your mouse Try our Google Feature Some Important Study Tools Try them out right here If there39s no word to click you can draw a box Us F W Ea a 8 gob WU 80 1 EH ltlt N What characteristics are associated with adolescent development How have adolescents changed over the last 30 years How have they remained the same Adolescent development is characterized by a variety of physical cognitive and psychosocial and behavioral changes On a physical level adolescents go through many monumental changes referred to as puberty Throughout puberty the adolescent will begin to develop their secondary sexual characteristics Puberty is a time of hormonal changes for adolescents as well which means that they may become more aware of their sexuality For girls this means breast growth and menstruation Boys will notice a number of changes as well including a change or deepening in voice and penile growth National Library of Medicine 2009 On a behavioral level adolescents will become more selfconscious as they go through the changes of puberty Adolescents also tend to separate themselves with their parents in search of their own identity which is referred to as egocentrism Berger 2008 Teenagers often engage in risky behaviors during the adolescent years as well I believe that over the past 30 years children have progressively started adolescent development at a younger age It seems as though young teens are quite a bit more sexually active which may attribute to the early onset of puberty and adolescent characteristics of development The overall characteristics have remained the same but the point or age at which adolescent development begins seems to have changed somewhat over time Reference Berger K S 2008 The developing person through the life span 7th ed New York Worth Publishers National Library of Medicine 2009 Adolescent development Retrieved January 20 2011 from httpwwwnlmnihgovmedlineplusencyarticle002003htm
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