Fall 2008

Psychology of Adolescence

Listed in: Psychology, as PSYC-32


Elizabeth J. Aries (Section 01)


This course will focus on the issues of personal and social changes and continuities which accompany and follow physiological puberty. Topics to be covered include physical development, autonomy, identity, intimacy, and relationship to the community. The course will present cross-cultural perspectives on adolescence, as well as its variations in American society. Both theoretical and empirical literature will be examined. Requisite: Psychology 11. Limited to 25 students. Fall semester. Professor Aries.