Ch 15: Help & Review for Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

About This Chapter

The Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of physical and cognitive development in early adulthood. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of physical and cognitive development in early adulthood.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering life span developmental psychology material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn life span developmental psychology. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding reproduction during early adulthood or other topics related to physical and cognitive development in early adulthood
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about physical and cognitive development in early adulthood
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Physical and Cognitive development in Early Adulthood chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on physical or cognitive development in early adulthood. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a physical and cognitive development in early adulthood unit of a standard life span developmental psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Physical changes in early adulthood
  • Fertility and pregnancy
  • Relativistic thinking and dialectical thought
  • Adult development theories
  • Effects of higher education on cognitive development

10 Lessons in Chapter 15: Help & Review for Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
Physical Development and Health in Early Adulthood

1. Physical Development and Health in Early Adulthood

Despite the fact that most people are fully grown by early adulthood, it is still a time of physical development. In this lesson, we'll explore the physical and health issues that people in early adulthood experience.

How to Play Lacrosse: Rules & Scoring

2. How to Play Lacrosse: Rules & Scoring

In this lesson you will learn how to play the game of lacrosse. The origin of the sport, player positions, the rules of the game, and scoring will be discussed.

Demographic Changes from Fertility and Birthrates

3. Demographic Changes from Fertility and Birthrates

Demographers focus on specific indicators of change in human populations. Two of the most important indicators are birth and death rates, or fertility and mortality. In this lesson, we will discuss the definitions of demography, fertility and mortality and their impact on a population.

How to Play Rugby: Rules & Positions

4. How to Play Rugby: Rules & Positions

In this lesson, you will learn how to play the exciting sport of rugby. You will learn a little bit about the history of rugby, its basic rules, and about the different positions you can play.

Reproduction in Early Adulthood

5. Reproduction in Early Adulthood

In their twenties and thirties, many people have children. However, it doesn't always go smoothly. In this lesson, we will explore sex and reproduction in early adulthood, including changes in sex drives and reproductive issues, like infertility.

Postformal Thought in Cognitive Development

6. Postformal Thought in Cognitive Development

How do people continue to develop in adulthood? Watch this lesson to discover how adults develop cognitively, including how they become postformal thinkers, and what relativistic thinking and dialectical reasoning involve.

Levinson's Stages of Adult Development Theory

7. Levinson's Stages of Adult Development Theory

There has been a lot of talk about the development of children. But, do people continue to develop into their adult years? Psychologist Daniel Levinson thought so. In this lesson, we will look into his seven stages of adult development.

Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples

8. Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development: Theory & Examples

How do we form identities as we age and grow? To answer this question, Erik Erikson came up with eight stages of identity formation that revolve around conflict and resolution. Who are you, and who will you become after completing this lesson?

Life Influences on Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

9. Life Influences on Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

Though adults don't physically grow as they age, they do still grow mentally. In this lesson, we'll look closer at cognitive development in adulthood, including how it is influenced by college and work experiences.

What is Disorganized/Disoriented Attachment?

10. What is Disorganized/Disoriented Attachment?

In this lesson, we will examine a specific form of behavior within Attachment Theory. It is called Disorganized/Disoriented attachment, and is often associated with parental neglect or abuse.

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