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Myers 4

Chapter 4: Development through the Lifespan

Developmental psychologists study physical, mental, and social changes throughout the lifespan.
How did Piaget describe cognitive and moral development during adolescence? Piaget theorized that adolescents develop the capacity for formal operations, which enables them to reason abstractly, but rudiments of formal logic appear earlier than Piaget beleieved.
How did Kohlberg describe cognitive and moral development during adolescence? Kohlberg proposed a stage theory of moral thinking, from a pre-conventional morality of self-interest, to a conventional morality concerned with gaining others' approval or doing one's duty, to a post-conventional morality of agreed-upon rights
Define adolescence, and identify the major physical changes through this period Adolescence is the transition years between biological maturity and social independence. Both primary and secondary sex characteristics develop dramatically. The brain's frontal lobes mature during adolescence and the early 20s
How do the bonds of attachment form between parents and infants? infants form attachments not a s
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