Psych 32 Chap 11

  1. This occurs from age 18 - 25
    Emerging adulthood
  2. What are the 5 Key elements characterize emerging adulthood
    • 1. Indentity Exploration
    • 2. Instability
    • 3. Self-focused
    • 4. Feeling in-between
    • 5. The age of possibilites, a time when individuals have an opportunity to transform their lives
  3. the time in emerging adulthood in which key changes in identtiy take place
    Identity exploration
  4. A time where there is often inconsistency in love, work and education
  5. Emerging adults that have limited social obligations, limited duties, commitments and autonomy in running thier own lives
  6. A stage where many emerging adults do not consider themselves adolescents or full-fledged adults
    Feeling in-between
  7. A stage where many emerging adults are 1)optimisitic about their future; 2)who have experienced difficult times while growing up and are presented with the opportunity to direct their lives in a positive direction
    The age of Possibilities, a time when individuals have an opportunity to transform their lives
  8. What is the age range for peak performance for most adutls?
    Between 19 and 26
  9. What percentage of Americans will be overweigth by 2030
  10. A stage in Piaget's Cognitive development that starts at approximatley 11 years of age and continues throghout adulthood
    Formal Operational Stage
  11. A related change in thinking in early adults which often switches from acquring knowledge to applying knowledge as they pursue success in their work
    Realistic and Pragmatic Thinking
  12. A process in which adolescents often view the world in terms of polatirities- right/wrong. good/bad, we/they..etc..However as they get older they move away from this form of thinking
    Reflective and Realistic Thinking
  13. Understanding that the correct answer to a probem requires reflective thinking and can vary from one situation to another, in that the search for truth is often ongoing, never-ending process
    Postformal Thought
  14. What is the Number one entry into adulthood for U.S.
    Full-time employment
  15. What are markers for adutlhood in other developing countries besides the U.S.
  16. An ingrained cultural belief that engaing in hard work for long hours through adulthood will produce a path to status, security, and happiness.
    Career mystique
  17. What is the lenght of time most people send at work?
    1/3 of their lives
  18. What percentage of part-tome U.S. college students are employed?
  19. A paid apprenticeship in a field that you are interested in pursuing
    Coperative (Co-Op) program
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Psych 32 Chap 11
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood