Name: Professor: Course: Date: Adolescence Discussion As human beings move to old ages they move from stage to the other and one of the most significant is the transition from adolescence to adulthood popularly known as adolescence stage. During this time adolescent idealism is largely manifest as individuals gain belief that they are now wholly adults and start acting as adults and sometimes disregard advice from older some people view childbearing as limiting. People at an early adulthood may also carry on seeing themselves as unique and to be attracting attention. Works Cited MS Jack. “Personal Fable: a Potential Explanation for Risk-taking Behavior in Adolescents. – PubMed – NCBI.” National Center for Biotechnology Information ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Ryan Richard M. and Rebecca Kuczkowski. “The Imaginary Audience Self-Consciousness and Public Individuation in Adolescence.” Journal of Personality vol. 62 no. 2 1994 pp. 219-238.
Discuss adolescent idealism, criticism, personal fable and imaginary audience. Give examples of each from your own adolescence. In addition, please discuss the emerging adulthood transition. What is/was your transition like? Can adolescent idealism, criticism, personal fable and imaginary audience cognitive distortions continue to affect peoples judgments and decision-making during the emerging adults period? Do the above cognitive distortions and immature behavior continue during early adulthood (20- 29 years)? Support your discussion with research from your readings in the book or other research from reputable sources.