[SOLVED] Module 5 Quiz Human Development
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Psychological distancing between parents and children is normal during adolescence, and most parentchild conflict is mild.
In one study, adolescents who formed friendships or romantic bonds on the Internet tended to be well-adjusted, popular with peers, and emotionally close to their parents.
Late-maturing boys and early-maturing girls tend to be popular, self-confident, and sociable.
Early dating is related to drug use, delinquency, and poor academic achievement.
Intimacy is a defining feature of adolescent friendships.
Compared to girls, boys tend to get less social support for the physical changes of puberty.
Adolescents tend to be more possessive of their friends than they were in childhood.
In the sequence of pubertal events, the growth spurt occurs at approximately the same age for both boys and girls.
Research indicates that adolescence is a period of storm and stress for most teenagers.
Because of gender-role expectations, girls friendships usually focus on communal concerns, boys on achievement and status.
Both biological and social forces contribute to the experience of adolescence.
Throughout the adolescent years, both cliques and crowds increase in importance.
Most researchers agree that high sex hormone levels are primarily responsible for adolescent moodiness.
Boys same-sex friendships tend to be of shorter duration than girls.
Both heredity and physical health contribute to pubertal growth.
Because it emphasizes strict discipline and firm control over children, authoritarian child rearing is related to resistance to peer pressure.
Menarche takes place immediately before the peak of the height spurt.
Because it takes them so long to find partners, the first dating relationships of gay and lesbian youths tend to be long-lasting and to involve high levels of emotional commitment.
Clique membership is more important to girls than boys.
Girls adjust especially well to puberty when their fathers are aware of pubertal changes.