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Week 2 presentation-ana duke

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Week 2 presentation-ana duke

  1. 1. ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT Ana M. DukeOverview of Adolescent Psychology/EDD 563 February 18, 2013 Phyllis A. Clemmer
  2. 2. ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENTAdolescence is a stage of development in which a child start becoming an adult.Adolescence is characterized for a series of physical, social and psychological changes.Adolescence is a period to start making moral decisions.
  3. 3. KEY STAGES OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENTTable 1Stages of Adolescent DevelopmentGirl’s stages of adolescence Physical DevelopmentEarly Adolescence Slight growth of pubic hair.(Between 10 and 11 years of age) Increase of perspiration and oil production in hair and skin. Breast and hip development onset of menstruation. Height spurt begins.Middle Adolescence Physical growth continues (vagina,(Between 11 to 14 years of age) ovaries, labia, and uterus).Late Adolescence Young women are fully develop, their(Between 14-16 years of age) breast is develop completely as well as their overall bodies.
  4. 4. KEY STAGES OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENTTable 2Stages of Adolescent DevelopmentBoys stages of adolescence Physical DevelopmentEarly Adolescence (Between 11 and Growth in testicles, penis, wet dreams,13 years of age) and pubic hair. Height spurt begins.Middle Adolescence (Between 13 to Voice changes16 years of age) Rapid growth of sexual organs Growth of axillary hair.Late Adolescence (Between 16-19 Young men continue to gain weight,years of age) height, muscle mass and body hair.
  5. 5. COGNITIVE, MORAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENTCognitive DevelopmentAs mention by Piaget,adolescence is a formaloperational stage, inwhich boys and girls startthinking abstractly anddo more critical thinking.
  6. 6. COGNITIVE, MORAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Moral Development During adolescence there is a more deep moral thinking. Adolescents can analyze their behavior. And identify if it is right or wrong, and try to improve themselves.
  7. 7. COGNITIVE, MORAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Social Development  Serious intimate Adolescents are relationships begin to experiencing the next situations: develop Struggle finding their  Increase their need of identities to fit in. independence. Tend to move away from parents and get closer to peers. Have a bigger interest in privacy.
  8. 8. COGNITIVE, MORAL, SOCIAL, ANDEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT Emotional Development Adolescents are experiencing the next situations:  Change in their moods.  Management of emotions.  Experiment with feelings of love and passion.  Growing independence in decision-making.
  9. 9. MORAL REASONING AND SELF-CONTROLAdolescents moral reasoning may varydepending on their age and also the peoplearound them. Younger adolescents tend to follow the valuesthat have been taught to them at home. Older adolescents tend to make their owndecisions based on their abstract thinking and theirown views about right and wrong. Adolescents are influenced by their parents,peers, siblings, teachers and adult people aroundthem.
  10. 10. MORAL REASONING AND SELF-CONTROL Self-Control Early adolescence stage: There is not much self-control. Teenagers act in a more impulsive and instinctive way. Late adolescence stage: Signs of self-control are starting to show. Teenagers act in a more analytic and intuitive way.
  11. 11. INFLUENCES IN MORAL AND SOCIAL ADOLESCENT’S DEVELOPMENTThere are two types of influences in moral and social adolescents development: Intrinsic Influences: These are related to adolescents own thoughts, views and values.
  12. 12. INFLUENCES IN MORAL AND SOCIAL ADOLESCENT’S DEVELOPMENTThere are two types of influences in moral and social adolescents development: Extrinsic Influences: These are related to what adolescents observed from others and from their environment.
  13. 13. CONCLUSION Adolescences is a stage of development. This development is physical, social and psychological. Adolescents are influenced by intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Parents and peers influence adolescent in different ways. Teachers need to understand adolescent development to help their students.
  14. 14. REFERENCESDolgin, K. G. (2011). The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture. Boston, MA. Allyn&Bacon. Pearson Education, Inc. Retreived from University of Phoenix, EDD/563- Overview of Adolescent Psychology.ReCAPP. Theories and Approaches. Adolescent Development: An overview. Retrieved from: http://recapp.etr.org/recapp/index.cfm?fuseaction=p ages.TheoriesDetail&PageID=317Soloway. J. Advanced Placement Psychology Exam. 2002-2003 Edition. New York, NY. The Princeton Review Publishing.

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