Adolescent Development

Adolescent Development

Spring, 2022

 

Mini-Assignment #1

 

Please answer the following two questions. Your responses to both questions should be 1½ to 2 pages typed, double-spaced. Responses are due on Blackboard by Tuesday, January 25 by 11:00 am. Late papers will not be accepted.

 

1. In your opinion, what potential social and psychological problems may develop as a consequence of girls showing signs of reaching puberty (such as initial breast development) as early as age 8 or 9 years old?

 

2. In light of the difficulties often experienced by early-maturing girls, give three suggestions for what families, communities or schools could do to assist them. You should link your suggestions to the specific difficulty(ies) that girls experience.