Changes in Cognitive Development During Adolescence


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The period of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

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1. Growth in thinking skills is called:

2. What is egocentrism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the different changes in cognitive development experienced by adolescents. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding cognitive development and cognitive skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The period of time between childhood and adulthood
  • The term denoting the growth of thinking skills
  • The inability to understand others' viewpoints
  • The cognitive skills that can lead teens to argue with their parents
  • An example of egocentrism

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on changes in cognitive development during adolescence
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cognitive skills and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about egocentrism

Additional Learning

To learn more about the many changes that adolescent thinking goes through, review the corresponding lesson on Changes in Cognitive Development during Adolescence. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define adolescence
  • Explore examples of cognitive development in teenagers
  • Understand how the development of critical thinking and argumentative skills lead teens to act
  • Review egocentrism