TB9, L4 - Adolescence

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1. Role confusion occurs when

  • A person may not be able to assimilate choices into identity
  • None of the above
  • When a person is mid crisis/explanation
  • When a person takes on a role expected of them by another
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2. Brooks and Gunn (1998) found that early maturing boys:

  • Saw it as shameful
  • Performed better academically
  • Performed worse athletically
  • None of the above

3. Elkind (1967) hypothesised that...

  • None of the above
  • High self esteem leads to increased risk of behavioural problems
  • Adolescents have a form of egocentrism whereby they believe their own experience was separate to that of others
  • Friendships are the most significant contributor to self esteem

4. At what age is the onset of puberty for boys and girls respectively?

  • 10-15; 11-17
  • 11-17; 10-15
  • 10-18; 12-16
  • 9-14; 8-18

5. Buhrmester (1996) found that:

  • Females had higher same gender interactions and emotional disclosure than did males
  • Males discussions were centred around emotional disclosure and social support
  • Males had higher same gender interactions and emotional disclosure than did females
  • Females discussions revolved around social status and achievements

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