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the transitional period between childhood and adulthood

which of the following best defines adolescence?

estrogen in females and testosterone in males

which group of hormones is responsible for the development for the develpoment of the sex organs?

13-15 and 17-18

at what age do the two major brain growth spurts occurs?


during puberty the pituitary gland signals the adrenal gland to increase production of androgens. what is the term of the this process?

changes in breasts and pubic hair

which of the following is the earliest sign of puberty for females?

improvements in nutritons and health care

according to current research, which of the following accounts for the secular trend in development worldwide?

obesity is likley to be positively correlated with early puberty in girls

which of the following is a true statement regarding obesity and puberty?

growth of the genitals

of the following events in boys' puberty, which typically occurs earliest?

early maturing boys

which of the following groups is more likely to pccupy leadership roles, but also be at increased risk for alcohol or drug use?

social factors

which of the following factors is most likely to influence whether or not teens become sexually active across cultures?

early dating

in the US, earlier initation to adolescent sexual activity is assocatied with which of the following?

the number of births to unmarried teens has increased over the past four decades

which of the following statement is true regarding adolescent pregnacny in the US

about one third

how many teen pregnancies end in abortion


what is the concordance rate of homosexuality in fraternal twins


which of the following terms applies to a person whose psychological gender does not match thier physical sex?

teens who are most strongly influenced by media portrayals of risky behavior are more likely to engage in sensation-seeking

what is the correlation between risk-seeking behavior and the media?

intense fear of weight gain, extreme dieting, and obsessive exercising

anorexia nervosa is characterized by

episodes of bringe eating that are following by purging activites

the eating disorder bulimia nervosa is characterized by

excessive weight loss

which of the following is NOT associated with bulimia?

they tend to use means that are less successful, such as poisioning

why are girls less likely to complete suicide

history of parental divorce

all the following are recognized as common factor among suicide completers EXCEPT

formal operations

what is Piaget's fourth stage of cognitve development

students experience losses in academic achievement and self-esteem

which statement best describes the transition from elementary school to high school

cindy hopes to score higher on her college entrance exam than any of her brother and sisters

which of the following is the best example of a child who has ability goals for academic achievement?

their own ablilites and belief in the acceptability of these subjects for girls

which of the following best explains what shape girls' desire to take advanced math and science classes?

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