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  • Define and describe Learning Disability and Intellectual Disability. List the characteristics of each of these disabilities. How are they different from one another?
  • Consider Erik Erikson’s theory. Why is it important for children in middle childhood to learn to do something and to do something well?
  • According to Robert Sternberg most intelligence tests such as the WISC focus on which of the three types of intelligence in the triarchic theory?
  • How are self-esteem and self-concept different? What is the origin of these characteristics? What are the characteristics of children and adults with low self-esteem
  • Why would a person purposely starve to death?
  • What are the socioemotional components?
  • What are the characteristics of individuals who are more likely to develop anorexia nervosa?
  • Are there any successful therapeutic approaches for this disorder?

View the YouTube videos below for further guidance:

  • Dying to be Thin
  • Anorexia’s Living Face (CBS News)
  • Review the definitions of parenting styles. The parenting styles consist of:
    • Authoritarian Parenting
    • Authoritative Parenting
    • Neglectful Parenting
    • Indulgent Parenting
      1. What are the characteristics of the ideal parents?
      2. How does parenting style change as a child develops?
      3. Define and describe Learning Disability and Intellectual Disability. List the characteristics of each of these disabilities. How are they different from one another?
      4. Consider Erik Erikson’s theory. Why is it important for children in middle childhood to learn to do something and to do something well?
      5. According to Robert Sternberg most intelligence tests such as the WISC focus on which of the three types of intelligence in the triarchic theory?
      6. How are self-esteem and self-concept different? What is the origin of these characteristics? What are the characteristics of children and adults with low self-esteem?
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      8. According to Kins and Beyers how does continued co-residence with parents affect emerging adults? What are the recommendations of Joseph and Claudia Allen?
      9. What was a common theme among first-year college students discussing sexual relationships according to a study by Anders and Others in 2020?
      10. Can creativity be cultivated and how can it be accomplished? According to Csikszentmihalyi, what is this called?
      11. How do temperament and attachment in infancy relate to temperament and attachment in adulthood? Discuss temperament and attachment separately.
      12. Most studies have found that cohabitation tends to predict __________ rates of marital satisfaction and ______________ rates of divorce.
      13. Are males or females more likely to seek a divorce? Why?


      1. Discuss the effect that high blood pressure (hypertension) is linked to ____________ in late adulthood.
      2. List the aspects of intelligence that tend to peak and decrease in middle adulthood. Refer to the Seattle Longitudinal Study.
      3. How does the effect of a high level of religious commitment and spirituality affect mortality?
      4. Darrel has worked hard and retired at age 55. He spends his time tending a garden, traveling, and meeting his buddies for coffee on Thursday mornings. He avoids contact with his children and grandchildren since they are bothersome to his relaxed lifestyle. When asked to participate in community projects he declines saying he doesn’t have the time for such things. He watches re-runs of his favorite shows and pays no attention to news programs.
        • How would Erikson classify Darrel and what would he predict concerning late adulthood?
      5. How do males and females handle stress differently?

    In the following video, Hannah Fry discusses the basic elements of the mathematical theory and her tips for finding love: The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry

    1. Can a healthy marriage be predicted?
    2. Can a divorce be predicted?
    3. What are the components of a successful marriage? Explain
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    5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of early and late maturation in males and females? List the advantages and disadvantages of early female maturation. List the advantages and disadvantages of early and late male maturation.
    6. What has research indicated as the links to repeated teen pregnancy? What are the risks of teen pregnancy for both the teen and the baby?
    7. If an adolescent is allowed to sleep as long as he/she would like, how long does research indicate the typical adolescent will sleep?
    8. Greg’s father is a doctor, his grandfather is a doctor, and his great-grandfather was a doctor. His older brother is now in medical school. There is a strong expectation that he will follow the family tradition of service. Greg agrees and begins to focus on preparation for a medical career. According to Marcia, Greg is in the identity status of ______________.
    9. Type the statements below and respond with T for true or F for false after the statements:
      • College is not a laboratory. Identity must be well established before one enters college. T F
      • First-generation immigrants may not develop a new identity. T F
      • Religion plays a role in adolescent health and whether there are problem behaviors. T F
      • The “top-dog” phenomenon occurs in students who try to hold jobs and complete high school. T F
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