Development in Adolescence and Late Adulthood Worksheet
Use the Learn Psychology text, the University Library, and/or other resources to answer the following questions. Your response to each question should contain at least 150 words.
1. Puberty can be a difficult time for adolescents. What are some of the challenges they face? Its a time of change affecting the physical, mental, emotional and social well-being of children between the ages of 11 and 14 years. These changes are necessary as preteens evolve into teens and later adults. The challenges would be starting a menstrual cyle, deeper voice, and peer pressure. Girls will usually be don’t started what is known as a period every month and boys voices will begin to change. Then as for both of them they will be faced with a lot of peer pressure whether it smoking, partying, or sex. Most teen will face the and have to chose when it comes to adolescents.
2. How and when is peer pressure harmful? Can it ever be helpful? Why? Peer pressure is harmful when someone is trying to persuade you to do something bad that you don’t or shouldn’t be doing. Like doing drungs when you tell someone you don’t want to do drugs and they just constantly beg or try to do whatever they can to make you take them, that’s called harmful peer pressure. Yes peer pressure can be helpful and a the reason why is because sometimes some of us have something good going for ourselves and then something get in the way and tries to stop it an some of us let it instead of pushing right on through and that’s when the possitve peer pressure come in. If you going to college and you find out that your pregnant that don’t mean that you not go to college , your friend will tell you that you can do it and still take care of your baby there is many options you should listen and take that kind of peer pressure into consideration because it just could help you get through.
3. What types of changes