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1

The period of life between the ages of 18 and 25

Emerging adulthood

2

Forms of recreation that include apparent risk of injury or death and are attractive and thrilling as a result

Extreme sports

3

The ingestion of a drug to the extent that it impairs the user's biological or psychological well-being

Drug abuse

4

A proposed adult stage of cognitive development, following Piaget's four stages; goes beyond adolescent thinking by being more practical, more flexible, and more dialectical

Postformal thought

5

The possibility that one's appearance or behavior will be misread to confirm another person's oversimplified, prejudiced attitudes

Stereotype threat

6

The idea that establishing higher learning institutions and encouraging college enrollment could benefit everyone

Massification

7

The sixth of Erikson's eight stages of development. Adults seek someone with whom to share their lives in an enduring and self-sacrificing commitment...

Intimacy versus isolation

8

Having so many options that a thoughtful choice becomes difficult, and regret after making a choice is more likely

Choice overload

9

An arrangement in which a couple live together in a committed romantic relationship but are not formally married

Cohabitation

10

Lives in which the success, health, and well-being of each family member are connected to those of other members

Linked lives