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Ch 19: Physical Development in Late Adulthood: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Physical Development in Late Adulthood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of physical development in late 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 development in late 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 life expectancy or other topics related to physical development in late 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 development in late 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 Development in Late 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 Development in Late Adulthood chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any physical development question. 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 development in late adulthood unit of a standard life span developmental psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Sleep patterns and physical appearance in late adulthood
  • Sensory and motor changes
  • Health, fitness and sexuality
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's
  • Theories of aging and death

7 Lessons in Chapter 19: Physical Development in Late Adulthood: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Life Expectancy and Life Span: Definition & Factors

1. Life Expectancy and Life Span: Definition & Factors

Everyone wants to live forever, but the truth is that we all have only a limited time to be alive. In this lesson, we'll look at life expectancy and life span, as well as factors that can influence how long a person lives.

Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood

2. Sensory and Motor Changes in Late Adulthood

As people age, their senses change and dull. But why does this happen? In this lesson, we'll examine the changes in the brain and nervous system that cause a decline in sensory perception in later life.

Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

3. Physical Appearance and Sleep Patterns in Late Adulthood

As people age, they experience many changes in their bodies. In this lesson, we'll examine some of the changes in physical appearance that happen in older adulthood, as well as how people's sleeping habits change in late life.

Health, Fitness, and Sexuality in Late Adulthood

4. Health, Fitness, and Sexuality in Late Adulthood

As people age, their bodies change. But what does that mean in terms of health, fitness, and sexuality? Watch this lesson for information on how diet and exercise impact health and how sexuality changes in late life.

Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

5. Dementia and Alzheimer's: Differences & Impact on Aging

In this lesson, you will learn what dementia is and is not through definitions and examples. You will also examine Alzheimer's disease, the leading cause of dementia and memory loss in the elderly.

Health Care Treatment in Late Adulthood

6. Health Care Treatment in Late Adulthood

As people age, their bodies change, but what exactly does that mean in terms of health care? Watch this lesson to find out more about illness and disease in late adulthood, as well as the types of health care facilities often frequented in later life.

Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

7. Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories

We all grow old, and we all die. Let's explore the possible forces that are at work in this process. Is it predetermined how fast we will age and when we will die, or is it dependent on the amount of damage our cells are exposed to?

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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