Facts and Notes

Topics: Menopause, Adolescence, Middle age Pages: 5 (981 words) Published: April 17, 2013
Kendall Fretwell
Assignment 3

1.| Changes in sexual maturity which occur during puberty are referred to as  Secondary  sex characteristics.|

2.| The first ejaculation in boys is called  Spermarche.|

3.| Girls who are sexually active are also more likely to have experienced early  Menstruation .|

4.| Approximately  one third  of teen pregnancies in the U.S. end in abortion.|

5.| Many researchers feel that recognition of one's feelings of same-sex attraction begin as early as  self recognition .|

6.| Mary is a biological female who identifies psychologically and emotionally as male. Mary is  Transgender.|

7.| The incidence of illicit drug use among teens was  higher  in the 1990s than in the 1970s.|

8.| Sylvia, although extremely thin, looks in the mirror and sees excessive body fat. She exercises obsessively and eats very little. Sylvia might be diagnosed as having  Anorexia nervosa.|

9.| Piaget's concept of  Self-Expression enables teens to understand metaphors and symbols.|

10.| Goals which are based on a desire for self-improvement are referred to as  mastery  goals.|

11.| Jason works out regularly at the gym. He is one of the best players on his soccer team. Jason's goal to be the best on his team is an example of a (n)  Task/ego involvement goal.|

12.| The last of Freud's stages of psychosexual development is the  Genital stage.|

13.| Erikson used the term  gender-role identity to refer to the period when an adolescent is troubled by a lack of identity.|

14.| An individual whose gender-role identity is  androgynous would perceive herself or himself as having both feminine and masculine traits.|

15.| Sometimes Kohlberg's stage of social system and conscience is known as the  Law and Order stage.|

16.|  Antisocial Behavior is defined as antisocial behavior which includes law-breaking.|

17.| A combination of cliques forms a  tribe .|

18.| Homosexual teens become aware of their same-sex attractions at about the age of  9 . Heterosexual teens become aware of their opposite-sex attractions at about the age of  11 .|

19.| Response inhibition depends on the ability of the  limbic system  of the brain to regulate the limbic system.|

20.| Changes in the heart and lungs that take place in young adulthood are likely not to be noticeable except during.|

21.| Regarding immune function: immature T cells are made in the  bone marrow  and they mature in the  thymus .|

22.| In the Alameda study on health and aging, only  marital status and monthly personal income were found to be unrelated to mortality.|

23.| HIV stands for  Human Immunodeficiency Virus.|

24.| In order to be diagnosed with a personality disorder, a young adult has to have been exhibiting the behavior since  development .|

25.| Lorie is in her late twenties. She has been unable to hold a job for more than 3 months at a time and she quickly gets bored with her relationships. Her mood tends to be unstable and she is short tempered. Lorie may suffer from  Cyclothymia.|

26.|  Post-operational Development thought is associated with a fifth stage of cognitive development.|

27.| The most common modification in academic settings for students with disabilities is  extra  time for taking tests.|

28.| College women in the U.S. and Europe use a  60%   number of study skills than men.|

29.| African American students who attend historically Black institutions show more gains in both  education  and  skills  competence than those who attend predominantly White colleges.|

30.|  intimacy versus isolation argued that the central crisis of early adulthood dealt with issues of isolation and intimacy?|

31.| Jack has settled into his new life as a retiree. He has friends and activities and feels a happy sense of stability in his new life. Jack is in Levinson's  Culmination phase.|

32.| One factor that...
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