Briefly summarize your personal reaction(s) to making the initial change and how it altered the subsequent outcomes. Explain how differences in life events create differences in human development.October 14, 2021
Discuss two topics from the textbook, explaining how these topics speak to the differences, challenges, and issues often experienced by adolescent youth.October 14, 2021
- Chapter 13 Class Participation
Make sure that you use complete sentences, college-level grammar and that you have completely thought about your response.
- Compare and contrast the view of Burt and Paysnick of resilience in the transition into adulthood with the descriptions of Joseph and Claudia Allen on the challenges of becoming a competent adult.
- What are the predictors of “hooking up” in early adulthood?
- Can creativity be cultivated and how can it be accomplished? According to Csikszentmilhalyi, what is this called?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of working during college?
- How do temperament and attachment in infancy relate to temperament and attachment in adulthood?
- Define consensual validation and matching hypothesis. How are they alike and different?
- Are males or females more likely to seek a divorce? Why?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of having children later in early adulthood
- Your textbook states that middle adulthood is a period of balance in gains and losses. Explain this statement and give examples.
- Discuss the effect of high blood pressure (hypertension) on the brain.
- List the aspects of intelligence which tend to peak and decrease in middle adulthood.
- How does the effect of a high level of religious commitment and spirituality compare to eating fruits and vegetables and taking statin furs for cardiovascular disease?
- Darrel has worked hard and retired at age 55. He spends his time tending a garden, traveling, and meeting his buddies for coffee on Thursday mornings. He avoids contact with his children and grandchildren since they are bothersome to his relaxed lifestyle. When asked to participate in community projects he declines saying he doesn’t have the time for such things. He watches re-runs of his favorite shows and pays no attention to news programs.
- How would Erikson classify Darrel and what would he predict concerning late adulthood?
- What is the social clock? Is there intergenerational agreement concerning the social clock?
- What is the effect of the empty nest on the marital relationship?