Which of the following is true of the sexual-reproductive system for both sexes during adulthood?
Reproduction becomes less likely.
The term "male menopause" is sometimes used to describe what?
a dip in testosterone in response to anxiety or sexual inactivity.
A major safeguard of health vitality, and reduced rates of chronic illness and disability is what?,
Desmond and Lucy both in their mid-50s, wish to maintain their excellent brain functioning into their 70s, 80s, and even beyond. The best way to accomplish their goal is to do what?,
maintain good general health.
The type of basic intelligence that makes learning quick and thorough is referred to as what?
The decline in fluid intelligence during middle adulthood:
is temporarily counteracted by increases in crystallized intelligence.
For a typical middle-aged adult
intelligence increases:, in the specific areas that reflect his or her interest.
Most developmental theorists today believe that:
stages of adult development are not entirely orderly and predictable.
Mel is a retired stockbroker who enjoys mentoring children at the local YMCA in the use of computers. He is demonstrating the psychosocial stage of:
generativity versus stagnation.
Some people refer to a period of unusual anxiety reexamination, and transformation during middle adulthood as a(n):,
The loosening of gender restrictions during middle age is most likely to lead to a gender:
A factor that contributes to good relationships between today's middle-aged adults and their parents is:
the health and economic freedom that allow older adults to be independent.