Flashcards in Chapter 1: Definitions Deck (13):
Period from roughly ages 18-25 during which young people become more independent from their parents and explore various life possibilities before making enduring commitments:
Period of the life course between the time puberty begins and the time adult status* is approached
Key issue in transitioning from adolescence to emerging adulthood:
More independence from parents.
Key issue from emerging adulthood to (established) adulthood:
Making enduring commitments.
Five characteristics of emerging adulthood:
Cultural belief system that emphasizes the desirability of independence. self-sufficiency, and self-exploration:
Set of beliefs emphasizing to persons to minimize their individual desires in order to contribute to the well-being and success of the group*:
Age-related norms and stable sense of self while transitioning into adulthood:
Adolescents have a new awareness of themselves and others' reactions to them:
Psychological definition of adolescence.
Does adolescence occur cross-culturally:
Does emerging adulthood occur cross-culturally
All the individuals born within a specific range of years and share similar socio-cultural experiences that set them apart from other age groups.