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Stages in Biological Growth

What are the two stages that bodily growth and changes have their greatest impact on an individual's psychological, social, and emotional development, and why. Also please explain the various ways these changes impact psychological, social, and emotional development. Please give scholarly references less than ten years old.

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What are the two stages that bodily growth and changes have their greatest impact on an individuals' psychological, social, and emotional development, and why. Also please explain the various ways these changes impact psychological, social, and emotional development? Please give scholarly references less than ten years old.

Research indicates that the two stages of biological growth that have the greatest impact on an individuals' psychological, social, and emotional development are the adolescent years, and those of late adulthood. Adolescent from age to 10 to 20 are affected, psychologically, emotionally, and socially by changes in their bodies that occurred during puberty. For example, they are self-conscious, and perceive of themselves in different ways. Biro & Dorin (2011) note that the bodily changes for adolescents during puberty result in changes that ultimately lead to the development of sex characteristics, growth in body composition, and the origin of fertility stages (p. 686).

Research indicates that the primary social influence on adolescence development, that has psychological consequences, is that of ...

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This solution discusses the stages the body undergoes the most change.

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