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Ch 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood: Tutoring Solution

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The Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about physical and cognitive development in early adulthood. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach the concepts and characteristics of physical and cognitive development for the early adulthood phase that are typically covered in a life span developmental psychology course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Discuss health and physical changes in early adulthood.
  • Examine demographic changes that result from fertility and birthrates.
  • Learn about reproduction in early adulthood.
  • Describe the characteristics of postformal thought.
  • Become familiar with Levinson's adult development theory.
  • Understand Erikson's stages of identity formation.
  • Take a look at factors that influence cognitive development in early adulthood.

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood: Tutoring Solution
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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.

Demographic Changes from Fertility and Birthrates

2. 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.

Reproduction in Early Adulthood

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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.

Psychological Disorders: Types & Definitions

8. Psychological Disorders: Types & Definitions

This lesson will go over a few examples of psychological disorders and their definitions in detail. The ones covered in this lesson are ADHD, eating disorders, and paraphilic disorders.

Chapter Practice Exam
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