Emotional and Social Development Observation
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... development progresses through infancy, young childhood, later childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Adolescent development can be viewed in the context of cognitive, emotional, social, physical, and moral domains of growth and change. The adolescent phase is also alive to possible upheaval including mood disruptions, risk behavior, and conflict with parents. The psychosocial changes that manifest during this stage entail copying fads of extremes in speech, clothing, and mannerisms that are susceptible to media advertising. The paper is mainly interested in emotional and social development based on Erikson’s “epigenetic” model. This is informed by observation I made on two teenage girls who...