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 | -Growth spurts, for two to three years they will grow 8 to 12 inches.-Secondary sex characteristics develops | -The imaginary audience and personal fable begins…. A need for more privacy.-Dualistic thinking is used everything is viewed as good/bad, right/wrong | -Independence is sought after during this stage.-Learning how to express the changes or changing of their sexualities. | Young Adulthood | -Physical development at its peak-Body loses it’s flexibility-Physically matured by young adulthood. | -At the peak of our cognitive abilities-Starts to use more strategic thinking methods-thinking more about long term goals and responsibilities-Dualistic thinking is replaced by multiple thinking, the realization that ever one has their own opinion, and that every authority figure may not have all the right answers.-more aware of our limitations. | -Independent Adult: financially, responsibility, and decision making-Decisions such as marriage, …show more content…
| -Memory begins to decline-The information our brain processes slows down-Better ability to use logic. | -Age 30 transition, finding your way in life, like a new perspective.-More concentration on the future.-A need to be more productive in life occurs.-mid-life crisis, where you realize your life is half-way over and you start to re evaluate your life.