TITLE

The invention of adolescence

AUTHOR(S)
V.R.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Psychology Today;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses adolescence. How 13-year-olds in Shakespeare's time (the 16th century) were considered adults in the eyes of society; How puberty has inched back one year for every 25 years elapsed since the mid-1800s; Comments by Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D. on what triggers puberty; New capacity for abstraction in teens; Move toward autonomy; Hormones.
ACCESSION #
9502037592

 

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