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  1. What does Patterson speculate?
    a stage for emerging adulthood: incarnation vs impudence
  2. Kotre contends that adults experience many opportunities to __.
    express generativity that are not equivalent and do not lead to a general state

    Generativity as a set of impulses
  3. Five types of generativity
    • biological and parental
    • technical
    • cultural: mentoring
    • agentic: desires to be or do something that transcends death
    • communal: participating in interpersonal reality
  4. McAdams' model shows how generativity results from __
    complex interactions between societal and inner forces, thus, creating a concern for the next generation and a belief in the goodness of the human enterprise
  5. Generative concern
    • interest in caring for younger individuals
    • related to life-satisfaction and happiness
  6. generative action
    behaviors that promote the well being of the next generation
  7. Middle and older adults more preoccupied with __. 

    Middle adults make more __.
    generative themes in life experiences

    generative commitments
  8. Evidence supports a __ in personal concerns as adults age. 

    Change is not specifi to an __ but is dependent on many factors.
    • sharp change
    • age
  9. What is the self concept
    the organized, coherent, integrated pattern of self-perceptions that includes self-esteem and self-image
  10. Kegan's Theory of Self concept: 

    Self concepts across adulthood are __.

    Proposes __ which correspond to levels of __

    Emphasizes that __ and __ does not occur in  vacuum
    • related to the cognitive-developmental level
    • six stages of development
    • cognitive development
    • self concept and personality
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