Conclusion: • It can be concluded that childhood is the most important stage of human life. The development is this stage reflects in the nature of the human in their adulthood. The child’s development and mental or physical health is important to construct the goals and objects of life in future. The acquired values and learning in this stage helped a human being to reset or modify their goals in their adulthood. In the conclusion, it can be state that people reconstruct their life according to their loss and gains in the life.
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4. Acne develops in some adolescents, due to the change in hormones, and can last well into adulthood (Edelman, et al., 1994). 5. Toward the end of puberty, menarche in girls and ejaculation in boys signals reproductive potential. Puberty that is early or late can be stressful, although the specifics depend on gender, personality, and culture (Berger, 1998).
Adolescence is a developmental stage that covers the years between puberty and the transition to adulthood. This is a time when teenagers change their thought process, their feelings and the process of interaction with others. In addition, there will be significant changes in growth of the bodies of teenagers during this time. Physically girls will have matured during the time with the boys still being on the process of maturity. Normally, there are concerns with both sexes on the size of the body, shape and weight as time moves along.
At this point, adolescents acquire the ability to think methodically and to make predictions through abstraction and drawing inferences, skills which are not present at earlier stages. Just as children reach puberty at different ages, they enter the formal operations stage at different times. Usually, this occurs between
As myelination happens at a rapid rate in the cortical areas, growth occurs in the psychological locations of the brain (Lightfoot, 2013). Adversely, when brain systems are immature little performance is not apparent. Language acquisition during early childhood could be determined by a biological explanation. This may show how the brain is wired so children can acquire language ev... ... middle of paper ... ...ain development in various regions. Language acquisition is the result of how the brain forms early on in life.
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Who am I, how should I act, what is happening to my body? All of these are questions that adolescences ask of themselves. Being an adolescent is a critical time in cognitive development. This is the time between childhood and adulthood. The body and the brain are undergoing changes that affect psychical growth and the psychological thought process.