Psy201 Week 2 Individual Assignment

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What have I learned about myself as a learner from this chapter? According to the beginning of this chapter, each person who lives long enough will become a part of every age group. Without choice, we must all go through the various stages in life and eventually join the ranks of the aged. Like other cultural groups, we feel, think, perceive, and behave, in part, based on the age group to which we belong. The study of age as a function of culture is important to educators because it helps them understand how the child or adolescent struggles to win peer acceptance and to balance this effort with the need for parental approval. What learning tasks did I respond to most easily from this chapter? I think that is childhood and adolescence. They are very familiar for me. Childhood is a critical time in the life of an individual. This is a time when the individual begins school, where he or she will be socialized and exposed to…show more content…
In the part young adulthood, I notice there 3 groups named Generation Y, Generation X and Generation Z that I have never heard before. This part discussed the Y and Z. Young adulthood is typically defined as ages 18 to 22 or 18 to 25. Young adulthood is an important period in the life of an individual. It is a time for courtship, marriage, having children, and career choices. It is a time when individuals reach their physical and occupational prime. Young adulthood can also be a threatening time because choices made at this time often have a lifelong impact on the individual. What learning tasks gave me the greatest difficulties? It’s easy for me to understand many issues which are related different periods of one’s life. However, I don’t understand the concept ageism, because it doesn’t show obviously in our society. It is really important that issues related to age groups be appropriately introduced into the curriculum because students should understand the concept of
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