Cognitive Development in Adults

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The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called _____.

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1. Which of the following refers to thinking processes?

2. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of how the cognitive processes in adults change. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the phrase denoting the period of life between the ages of 40 and 65 as well as the alternative word denoting thinking skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Phrase denoting the time between ages 40 and 65 in adults
  • Alternative word that means thinking skills
  • Another word denoting good judgment
  • Characteristic tendency of executive functioning and wisdom during middle adulthood

Skills Practiced

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

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as middle age and strategizing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about thinking skills from the related cognitive development in adults lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cognitive development in adults and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the time of life between ages 40 and 65

Additional Learning

To learn more about the increasing or decreasing functions of adults' thinking skills, review the corresponding lesson on Cognitive Development in Adults. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define executive functioning and list its components
  • Identify the phrase denoting the time between ages 40 and 65 in adults
  • Know the alternative word denoting thinking skills
  • Learn the alternative word denoting good judgment
  • Appreciate the characteristic tendency of executive functioning and wisdom during middle adulthood
  • Explore the additional challenges that come with middle adulthood
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