The Three Stages Of Adolescence: Physical And Physical Development

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Adolescence occurred from phase of puberty to legal adulthood.It consist of stages physical and psychological development. Adolescence is found in teenage years and it is physical while its expression may occur earlier or may at the end. Macmillan (1981) refers to the period of human growth that occurs between childhood and adulthood. Adolescence begins at around age 10 and ends around age 21. Adolescence can be broken into three stages: early adolescence, middle adolescence, and late adolescence. Each stage has its own characteristics. Early adolescence is the first stage and occurs from ages 10 to 14. Puberty usually begins during this stage."
"Like Henry (2008), people in this stage become aware of their rapidly changing bodies and start
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By this time, puberty has passed. Teens in this stage are extremely concerned with how they look, and they think others are concerned too. They spend a large amount of time grooming, exercising, and modifying their physical appearance (Merriam & Webster, 2012). Adolescence, youth, and teenager are cultural constructions, or socially constructed categories, that have evolved in meaning and common usage in the last century. Only in the last fifty years has the term teenager, introduced by merchandisers and advertisers in the 1940s, meant anything at all to the U.S. public. Today one typically thinks of teenagers as people aged 13-19. At adolescent stage attraction to opposite sex usually starts. Many teenagers usually become interested and involved with the opposite sex because of the desire to belong with others. As a result, it is clear that over time romantic relationship gain importance. Adolescent crave to have an intimate romantic relationship to which love is given and received without…show more content…
Co-education system is the one in which students of both sex (male and female) studies in same classes while separate education better known as single-sex education is the one in which students of different sex study separately. Both co education and single sex education have their own advantages and disadvantages intact one's advantage is other's disadvantage. Firstly we will discuss disadvantages of co education over separate education. On average, Students in a single-sex academic environment perform better than those in a coed academic environment. Although both sexes benefit as a whole, women receive an overall higher benefit from single-sex education (Cooney & Elizabeth, 2012). Research showed that they are more active in class, develop higher self-esteem, score higher on aptitude tests, are more likely to choose stereotypically male-dominated careers, and do better in their careers after college. Furthermore, studies performed in Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, New York, Canada, and Ireland show that both boys and girls begin to thrive when the distractions and social pressures provided in coed classrooms are removed by separating the sexes, and there are marked decreases in discipline
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