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Lifespan-Allied

a lifespan recap for my peeps

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growth spurts peak for girl at the age 11 1/2
A 14YRS OLD BOY WELL DO WHAT IN RELATION TO GROWTH IN GIRLS SURPASS THEM
HOW MANY YEARS EARLIER DO GIRLS GROWTH SPURT PEAK THAN IN BOYS TWO YEARS
MENARCHE IS A GIRL FIRST WHAT? PERIOD
A PERIOD OF RAPID GROWTH THAT ALL ADULT HAVE BEEN THROUGH PUBERTY
IF YOU ARE HUNGER AND WANT TO MAKE WHOOPY THIS PART OF YOUR BRAIN CONTROLS IT HYPOTHALAMUS
THIS ARE THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS IN BOYS AND GIRLS GONADS AND OVARIES
THE PRIMARY HORMONE PRODUCE IN BOYS? TESTOSTERONE
THIS HORMONE IS TYPE OF ESTROGEN IS RELEASED FOR BREAST, UTERINE AND SKELETAL DEVELOPMENT. ESTRADIOL
THIS GLAND DOESN'T PUT YOU IN A PIT; BUT DOES MAKE YOU GROW UP. PITUITARY GLAND
A ADOLESCENT GIRL CAN GET REALLY AGGRESSIVE IF THIS HORMONE IS IN HIGH RATES ESTRADIOL
AT 18 FOLD IN BOYS AND 8 FOLD IN GIRLS THIS HORMONE IS NOT JUST FOR BOYS. TESTOSTERONE
The period of rapid hormonal change and physical maturation that take place during early adolescence is called puberty
The growth spurt that characterized pubertal change occurs earlier for girls than for boys and begins at around age 11 for girls.
Height and body changes occur about how many year(s) earlier in girls than they do in boys? 2
The hormone that is associated with breast, uterine, and skeletal development is estradiol
Recent research about hormones and behavior have found the relationship to be: bidirectional
During adolescence, what increases in boys and girls? boys-muscle mass, girls- body fat.
Define anorexia nervosa an eating disorder that can result in death by starvation
Alondra is “fashionably” thin. She does not have good eating habits though, often eating large amounts at one time and then practically nothing for days. Alondra often seems depressed and concerned over the lack of control she feels in her life. Alondra bulimia nervosa
“What if the sun were to explode?” says Alene. “But it never has,” replies Janis. “But what if it did?” pushes Alene. “But it never has!” insists Janis. In this example, what is Alene exhibiting and Janis showing? abstract thought, concrete thought.
Younger children do not engage in the same type of egocentric thought as adolescents, because younger children: cannot think abstractly or from another’s point of view.
The personal fable and imaginary audience are parts of adolescent: egocentrism.
Juanita, a 15-year-old high school student, is afraid to go to school because of a small pimple on her forehead. Which aspect o adolescent egocentrism is Juanita experiencing? Imaginary audience
Recent research has found that early-maturing girls are more likely than late-maturing girls to be: depressed, smoke, drink, have eating disorders
Adolescent tend to respond with “gut” reactions to emotional stimuli, whereas adults are more likely to respond in more rational, reasoned ways. Recent suggests that this may be because: adults have a more completely developed prefrontal cortex
Cognitive processes such as reasoning, decision making, and self-control may be weak in adolescence because what is the last part of the brain to mature? prefrontal cortex
Juanita engaged in sexual intercourse at the age of 13. Research indicates that Juanita is like to: use drugs, be delinquent, and have school-related problems
In a single act of unprotected sex with an infected partner, a teenage girl is at risk of contracting gonorrhea of what percentage? 50%.
Cross-cultural comparisons suggest what country has the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the industrialized world? United States
I’m not going to have an accident. I’m only drinking beer.” This statement reflects: personal fable
According to Erik Erikson, adolescents who become withdrawn and isolated from their peers and family are suffering from identity confusion
What term does James Marcia’s use for the status of adolescents who are in the midst of a crisis, and whose commitment levels are either absent or only vaguely defined? Identity moratorium
According to James Marcia, what term refers to the part of identity development in which adolescents show a personal investment in their own identity? commitment
Investigators have found that conformity to peer standards peaks around which grade level? eighth to ninth grade
Chaim was born in the United States, but his parents are both originally from Israel. Though is parents are very adamant about staying close to their roots and retaining their Israeli identity, Chaim feels a pull toward both Israeli and American ideals. having a bicultural identity
Elizabeth has very positive relationships with her peers. She identifies strongly with them, is well liked, and confides closely in her best friends. Research shows that adolescents like Elizabeth tend to have: close and secure relationships with their parents as well
Which of the following statements does the new model of parent-adolescent relationships emphasize? parents serve as important attachment figures and support systems during adolescence
Given what we know about the influence of peers on adolescents, an adolescent’s desire to spend a great deal of time with a clique if probable: either positive or negative, depending on what behavior the clique promotes
The difference between a clique and a crowd is: the size of the group
A recent student of 200 10th graders found that those who had more romantic experiences: had a higher level of delinquency
When adolescents are required to undergo some type of initiation or hazing before they can join a gang or clique, this is comparable to a: rite of passage
An age-related loss of muscle mass and strength refers to what term? sarcopenia
Which of the following is most likely to cause difficulty for a middle-aged adult without glasses? reading a newspaper
Sensitivity to high pitches usually declines first among which gender? men
The main cause of death in middle adulthood in the United States is: heart disease
After menopause, most women experience: no known negative effects
What is the hormonal change that is associated with male menopause? decrease in testosterone
Evidence suggests that male menopause is: psychological rather than physical
Fluid intelligence is the ability to: reason abstractly
In middle adulthood, which intelligence continues to increase? crystallized
According to Victor Frankl, the three most distinct human qualities are freedom, responsibility, and spirtuality
The seventh stage of Erikson’s life-span theory is the characteristic of middle age. What name did Erikson give this stage? generativity versus stagnation
According to Erik Erikson, developing a strong sense of generativity in middle adulthood can help a person achieve a sense of what in later adulthood? integrity
According to Erik Erikson, a person who develops a sense of stagnation in middle adulthood is at risk for what later in life? despair
According to Erik Erikson, the person MOST likely to experience generatitivy in middle adulthood is one who experienced what in earlier adulthood? intimacy
“I did it myyyyy way,” the singer crooned. Which theory of adult development might this singer prefer? an individual variations theory
Which life-events approach emphasizes that the manner in which life events influence an individual’s development depends not only on these events but also upon mediating factors? contemporary
At age 47, Renaldo is divorced and is moving to another state to find a new job. According to what approach to understanding adult development, we can say that Renaldo is entering a new stage in life? life-events
The life-events approach to understanding adult development has been criticized because it: focuses on major life events but not on daily experiences as stressors.
Why is the social clock an important consideration when understanding development? it may differ for different generations and indicate different age ranges for completing developmental tasks.
Trevor and Michelle’s last child has just left home to attend college. According to research, this will be a time when: they will have increased martial satisfaction
According to Victor Frankl, the three most distinct human qualities are freedom, responsibility, and spirituality.
Created by: Derek Robinson Derek Robinson on 2011-07-25



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