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?
Some challenges they can face are one is their body changing, physical change like sexual maturity. A lot of girls grow more puberty than guys do. With a lot of people you have to get used to your body changing with girls,progesteronge, breast get bigger, getting their period and how to adapt to that, and also getting hair at places. With guys you getting hair in places you never had hair their before,like pubic area, under their arm pits, and legs and arems. Guys get a lot taller and more muscle, testosterone, estrogen. For some teens this is very embarrising for them and might get picked on and be teased all the time, especially if they are growing more mainly or womanly faster than anyone else. Now that they are experinceing this they might also find out to be attractive to the opposite sex and this can be a challenge for them.
.2 How and when is peer pressure harmful? Can it ever be helpful? Why?
Peer pressure is harmful when you can reflet on yourself to teach you good things and encourage you to follow them. Like if you are with someone who is peer pressuring someone else you can see what not to do to someone. Or if you see someone is studying in the library and tells you it’s a good place to go to study now you feel the pressure to go and check it out yourself. I think It can be really helpful in peer pressure just depeanding on what the situation is. As long as it nothing bad where you getting pressured on something you don’t want to do,or you now is not right to do. Its good because someone can pressure you to do something good not bad. For example someone pressures you to go to a