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life span dev psych Ch 7

The collective term for a variety of medical interventions that can help infertile couples become pregnant. assisted reproductive technologies (ART)
A stage that is entered between the ages of 20 and 40 when young adults become centered on their careers. career consolidation
The effort to control, reduce, or learn to tolerate the threats that lead to stress. coping
A cognitive process that is the most advanced type of thinking. It involves a thesis, antithesis, and synthesis. dialectical thought
A person’s ability to reproduce. fertility
The motivation to achieve. In young adulthood, it is achieved primarily through employment and parenthood. generativity
The lack of a successful pregnancy after one year of regular intercourse without contraception. infertility
Erikson’s sixth stage of development. Adults seek someone with whom to share their lives in an enduring and self-sacrificing commitment. Without such commitment, they risk profound aloneness and isolation. intimacy versus isolation
A condition that results from recurring pelvic infections and often leads to blocked fallopian tubes, which can then lead to infertility. pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
.Piaget’s cognitive stage characterized by consideration of all aspects of a situation, noting difficulties and findings problems but not being stopped by them. postformal thought
The natural physical decline brought about by aging. senescence
The response to events that threaten or challenge an individual. stress
Sternberg’s theory that intelligence is made up of three major components: componential, experiential, and contextual. triarchic theory of intelligence
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