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  • Physical Development During Adolescence

    Puberty transforms the body’s physical characteristics from those a child to those more typical of an adult. Sexual development can begin as early as age eight in girls and age ten in boys (Arnett 2016, p. 352). In girls, there is a huge rise in the female sex hormone estradiol, which is responsible for the development of both primary and secondary sex characteristics (Arnett 2016; p. 351) . Primary sexual characteristics are directly correlated with reproduction, and are about the sex organs and sex cells themselves (Arnett 2016; p. 351). The egg is the sex cell in the female, and the sperm is the male sex cell. In girls, the primary sex characteristics resulting from estradiol include ovulation and menarche. In contrast, secondary sexual characteristics are bodily changes that result from increase in sex hormones, but are not related to reproduction (Arnett 2016; p. 351). Examples of secondary sexual characteristics in adolescnt girls include breast development and body hair growth (Arnett 2016, p. 352). As for puberty in the male adolescent, the group of hormones that are responsible for puberty are known as androgens (Arnett 2016; p. 350). The main androgen involved in male puberty is testosterone (Arnett 2016, p…

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  • Analysis: The Three Stages Of Adolescence

    individuals with puberty taking place throughout the stage. “Puberty is the period during which the sexual organs mature; it begins when the pituitary gland in the brain signals other glands in children’s bodies to begin producing the sex hormones, androgens or estrogens, at adult levels” (Feldman 343). Girls and boys vary differently in time and physical changes with puberty. Girls start puberty at around age 11 or 12 with menarche, the onset of menstruation and probably the most obvious signal…

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  • Development During Adolescence

    If we consider our first life crisis causes by ablactation, the only thing we can do to fight against this crisis by crying. However, our second life crisis is unstoppable and more dangerous than we imagine, because we have to separate ourselves from parents. Meanwhile, our body will follow a surge of hormones, which may intensify moods and which trigger a series of bodily changes. During adolescence, there will be a series of pronounced physical differences emerge, when boys and girls enter…

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  • Status Generalization Theory: Carmen

    Status Characteristics Theory Carmen is a 27 year old, Hispanic female who works in a law office and is chosen to sit on a panel of juries. During her interaction with the 11 other juries, two theories are demonstrated. I have chosen, an analysis of Carmen’s jury experience using Status Generalization theory, and Brewers model of perception. Overview of Status Generalization, written by Murray Webster, Jr and Martha Foshci, explains this theory as a social psychological process in which…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Eighth Characteristics

    My eighth characteristic is another one I’m not proud of. The eighth one is that I’m very temperamental. It does not take much to make me upset. If someone says something or does something I don’t like, I immediately get an attitude or become very upset. I remember one day my mother tried to make me wear an outfit I did not like and I immediately got upset. I remember yelling at my mother and getting really angry. Little things can upset me just like big things. I’m not sure what caused this to…

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  • Essential Elements Of Emily Reflection Paper

    attributes that distinguishes and them from their peers. Throughout this paper, I will be discussing a few public essential elements that help shape who I truly am. The variety of statuses I hold are immensely influential to my reflective image. I am a daughter, a sister, a girlfriend, and a friend, as well as a nursing student at Husson University. All of these statuses characterize who I am or what I am doing at this time in my life. Some of these are ascribed statuses, such as daughter,…

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  • Inherit The Wind Characteristics

    Rough Copy Aumio Islam The play Inherit the Wind is a fictionalized account of the 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial”. Inherit the Wind was written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and premiered in 1955. In the play, Matthew Harrison Brady, the prosecuting attorney, has three characteristics that negatively influence his conduct during the play. These three character traits are intolerance, conceit, and ignorance. The first of the three traits that…

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  • The Characteristics Of Citizen Leadership During The New Lancer Days

    Overwhelming, exciting, and joyful are only a few adjectives I would use to describe Lancer days. It wasn’t anything that I expected it to be, it was much better. Kami was so helpful and was willing to help us with answering questions, showing us our classes, and making us feel welcome. Everything seemed so enlightening and eye-opening. There are so many different opportunities for everyone. Those opportunities include anything from sports, clubs, fraternities, sororities, and many other…

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  • The Reason I Jump Summary

    One way to view this is to notice that Naoki is an extremely intelligent human being, but unfortunately is hindered by the condition of autism. By directly connecting Naoki with autism and not recognizing his positive attributes of which that allow him to fit in with normal society this puts a negative label not only on Naoki, but all human beings that are autistic. Another way Naoki advances the positive view of autism is to observe how interesting Naoki’s language is, which as I said before…

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  • Identity Characteristics

    where “Children inherit genetic tendencies from their parents, and parents also provide an environment that matches their own genetic tendencies” (Santrock, 2015, pg. 66). In which we can understand the reasoning as to why a child tends to choose the sport or activity that they want to master when they are growing up. Based on the reasoning that they want to be like their parents, and the parents want them to be like them when they were younger. Thus, promoting the parent to provide an…

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