Cognitive, Social And Personality Changes

1011 WordsApr 27, 20155 Pages
Introduction The persistent personal characteristics that are revealed in a particular pattern of behavior in different situation are known as personality. This paper will explore the cognitive, social and personality changes that occur when a person is 24 years old. One of the major issues in cognitive development has been “nature and nurture”, i.e. if cognitive development is mainly determined by an individual’s innate qualities (“nature”), or by their personal experiences (“nurture”). First, the age is characterized by physical changes because it is the period when adolescents are almost becoming adults. Therefore, the age is a transition period from adolescence to adulthood. The person undergoes cognitive development whereby he tries to understand his real identity and becomes more sociable than before. Moreover, the personality of an individual is subject to the person’s need to be recognized and appreciated. Subject introduction The person used, in this case, is Odili Samalu. He is 24 years old. He is a male teenager, and is in his first year in college. I chose the person because of his manifest changes in development, including physique, cognitive and motor development. Additionally, Odili has changed the style of doing his tasks. In this regard, he has changed the walking style, voice, and he already has beards. Additionally, Odili is a representation of a typical teenager in a transition period to adulthood. Another reason for selecting this subject is that he
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