Psy210 Wk6 Appendix F

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Appendix F

For each of three developmental domains: physical, cognitive, and social/personality, identify two major changes or challenges associated with that developmental stage (adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood).

Stage of Development | Physical Development | Cognitive Development | Social/Personality Development |
Adolescence | Hormonal, physical, and emotional changes in both sexes. | The child may ask more questions, become more confident and perceptive to people and things around them. | Children at this age are trying to figure out who they are and may start to rebel against their parents or other figures of authority. |
Young Adulthood | Known as the “peak years”, the body should be in shape, healthy, and the body should be finished developing. | At this stage, the young adult should be working to achieve long term goals, and taking responsibility for their actions, and getting prepared to leave parents home. | At this stage, a person generally establishes a relationship with a mate, learned about responsibility, has possibly gotten married |
Middle Adulthood | Physically you start to notices slight changes due to age related deterioration such as, decreased vision, wrinkles, and health problems | Expertise increases, more organized, more committed to work, and can be more spiritual | Possible midlife crisis brought on by stress, may also struggle with empty nest syndrome when their children leave home and venture out on their own. |
Late Adulthood | Age related deterioration, and their quality of life may decline. | May develop Alzheimer’s Disease, and they may want to become more spiritual as they become older. | May choose to no longer do the things they once did to avoid responsibility, and they may be retired and may choose to go and come as they please |

Young Adulthood-Cognitive Development

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