Psychology Short Essay Questions
The following require you to write a short essay consisting of a few paragraphs (two-three paragraphs). Refer to attatchments for reference of what is needed to be described in the questions.
1. Identify and describe Piaget’s four stages of cognitive development. Be sure to explain the specific cognitive characteristics of each stage.
2. Identify and describe the four categories of adolescent identity status. Explain how each category helps adolescents deal with identity crises.
3. Explain the factors that cause or are associated with eating disorders, substance abuse, teenage pregnancy and juvenile delinquency.
4. Describe the physical, cognitive and social changes that occur in late adulthood. Identify the ways that the older adults can cope sucessfully with these stages.