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www.amle.org/.../455/Developmental-Characteristics-of-Young-Adolescents.aspx

Young adolescents warrant educational experiences and schools that are organized to address their physical, intellectual, emotional/psychological, moral/ethical, spiritual, and social developmental characteristics. This document summarizes the research on these characteristics of young adolescents.

www.psychologydiscussion.net/child-development/11-major-characteristics-of-adolescence...

This article throws light upon the eleven major characteristics of adolescence. The characteristics are: 1.A period of Rapid Physical/Biological Changes, has Psychological Repercussions Too 2. Appearance-Consciousness 3. Attraction Towards the Opposite Sex 4. Cognitive Development 5. Career-Consciousness 6. Emotional Conditions 7. Flight on Imagination 8.

howtoadult.com/5-characteristics-adolescent-social-emotional-development-4827.html

Adolescence -- the period lasting from approximately age 11 to 21 -- covers many social and emotional changes. This transition between childhood and adulthood leads to rapidly changing behaviors, identity disturbances and strong emotions. Although these characteristics can frustrate or confuse parents, they are ...

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5 Characteristics of Adolescence. The years between 10 and 14 years of age are known as adolescence. It is a time characterized by rapid change and development, as it is the transition between childhood and young adulthood. Changes can be inconsistent and also uncomfortable. Adolescents experience physical, social, as ...

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PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT During adolescence, young people go through many changes as they move into physical maturity. Early, prepubescent changes occur when the secondary sexual characteristics appear. Girls: Girls may begin to develop breast buds as early as 8 years old. Breasts develop fully between ages 12 and 18.

www.reference.com/family/five-characteristics-adolescence-cd08380b97147ff0

What Are the Five Characteristics of Adolescence? The period of adolescence, which lasts approximately 11 to 21 years, is characterized by several social and emotional changes. These include labile emotions, exploring and asserting of personal identity, peer relationships, independence, self-centered attitudes, and testing rules and boundaries. ...

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Adolescence can be broken into three stages: early adolescence, middle adolescence, and late adolescence. Each stage has its own characteristics. Let's take a look at each stage in more detail below.

www.livestrong.com/article/112085-physical-development-adolescence

Many physical developments during adolescence are initiated by hormone signals that start in the brain and go to children's respective gonads. In boys, hormone signals tell the testes to begin producing sperm as well as testosterone, which is responsible for most of the changes in a boy's body in puberty.

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Adolescence—the transition period between childhood and adulthood—encompasses ages 12 to 19. It is a time of tremendous change and discovery. During these years, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth occurs at a dizzying speed, challenging the teenager to adjust to a new body, social ...

www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=the-growing-child-adolescent-13...

The Growing Child: Adolescent (13 to 18 Years) How much will my adolescent grow? The teenage years are also called adolescence. Adolescence is a time for growth spurts and puberty changes. An adolescent may grow several inches in several months followed by a period of very slow growth, then have another growth spurt.