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Physical and Cognitive Development

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Physical and Cognitive Development

PSY/ 103 Introduction to Psychology

This paper is will focus on the influences of physical and cognitive development in adolescence from 12 to 18 years of age. This part of the developmental stage has many factors that affect the physical development as well as the cognitive development in adolescence. In addition to influences of physical and cognitive development this paper will also focus on the hereditary and environmental influences that make up this stage in life.
This stage in the life span is considered the time when a person moves from the childhood stage into the adulthood stage. During this time there are many physical, cognitive, and personality developments that affect the
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Children raised in adverse conditions, such as abuse, violence, drugs, and lack of physical activities may not develop in the same manner as a child is raised in a positive atmosphere.
Cognitive development
Cognitive development in this stage of adolescence centers on the experiences of the adolescent and how they are processed
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