Unit 8 Discussion

Textbook, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals.

Chapter 11: “Physical and Cognitive Development in Young Adulthood”

Chapter 12: “Socioemotional and Vocational Development in Young Adulthood”

Young Adulthood

After you have completed the Reading and watched the video on some aspects of young adulthood on page 419, post your initial response to the following statements.

  1. Explore some of the changes regarding cognitive development in young adulthood as they relate to the woman in the video.
  2. Determine which aspects of socioemotional development in young adulthood were discussed in the video. Assess whether there were positive and/or negative components of this type of development that were emphasized.
  3. Identify some of the challenges related to vocational development that were discussed in the video. Integrate into your answer information that determines whether the challenges that were discussed are typical in young adulthood.