Factors That Influence Sexual Decisions


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How can the media be considered negatively influential in sexual decision making?

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1. Which of the following is the area of the brain that is most negatively impacted by the use of alcohol and drugs and can play a role in poor sexual decision making?

2. How could peers have an influence in sexual decision making?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The human brain goes through severe and life-altering changes during adolescence. This quiz will test your understanding of this changing brain with questions about negative outside forces that effect decision-making.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you determine your understanding of the factors that influence decision-making, including:

  • The media and peers
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Authority figures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on factors that influence adolescent decision-making
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding media messages about sexual decisions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ways an individual can combat poor sexual decision-making

Additional Learning

For further study, review the lesson titled Factors That Influence Sexual Decisions. This goes into more details, such as:

  • Parts of the brain
  • Crowd mentality
  • Research and statistics about teenagers' decision-making