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Adam has not decided on any job after high school. He would rather just enjoy his time right now and not make any commitments to major life decisions. Quite frankly, he is not sure yet whether or not he should plan for his future. Which identity crisis is Adam experiencing?
Erik Erikson and James Marcia researched the tumultuous experience of adolescents attempting to discover who they are and what they are capable of. What did they title this period of life?
Which parenting style allows for the child's input in household decisions and adjusts the punishment to best fit the infraction?
Puberty refers to
a series of psychological changes that culminate in reproductive maturity
a series of cognitive changes culminating in reproductive maturity
a series of physical changes culminating in the completion of sexual development and signalling reproductive maturity
a period of time when romantic relationships are formed
According to Erikson's psychosocial development theory, 14 year old Harry Potter is in which stage of development?
industry vs inferiority
intimacy vs isolation
ego integrity vs despair
identity vs role confusion
As a 15 years old girl, Sarah is in Formal Operational stage of cognitive development according to Piaget. This stage includes which aspect?
Her ability on the attainment of conservation
Her ability in using abstract reasoning
Her ability in achieving object permanence
Her ability in using symbolic representation during play
Adolescence is a time of significant growth and development inside the teenage brain. Which area of the brain is associated with emotions, impulses, aggression and instinctive behaviour of teenagers?
the prefrontal cortex
According to Erikson, which task of development does a person go through during adolescence?
Initiative versus guilt.
Industry versus inferiority.
Identity versus identity confusion.
Intimacy versus isolation.
______ is the stage in life when humans change from children to adults.
What key bodily changes can be expected during puberty for teenagers?
There would be an increase in muscle for females
There would be an increase in body fat for males
There would be lowering of voice in both males and females, and increase of body hair
They begin to lose their baby fat, or chubbiness
Teens are at what level of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development?
Which of the following is a factor that contributes to self-identity?
identity vs. identity confusion
need for independence
college and career
likes and dislikes
How do social relationships change during adolescence?
More family time
Peer pressure can be influential
Less peer interaction
Can be overly affectionate
According to Piaget, youth develop the morality of cooperation, at the age of ________________________
10 years or older.
6 years or older
18 years or older
3 years or older
Kohlberg believed that by early adolescence most youth have reached the mid-level of moral reasoning called the Conventional Level. At this level, morality is determined by
social norms i.e. the rules and social conventions that are explicitly or implicitly agreed upon by a group of people.
the reciprocal benefit of decision-making
rules and laws
moral compass i.e. guidance passed down by older generation