Multimedia Resources

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Audio Links

Audio 13.1: What Is Adulthood?

Description: An interview with psychologist Jeffrey Arnett, the researcher who coined the term “emerging adulthood.” Arnett argues that people in their 20s are biologically and socially different than those in their 30s.

Audio 13.2: Sperm Counts Plummet in Western Men

Description: A meta-analysis including data from nearly 43,000 men in dozens of industrialized countries finds that sperm counts have dropped by more than half over nearly four decades.

Video Links

Video 13.1College Binge Drinkers Happier?

Description: This clip reports the surprising result that binge drinking is associated with happiness in college. The presenters offer potential explanations for the result.

Video 13.2Postformal Thought

Description: This video enriches the textbook’s discussion of postformal thinking with a detailed treatment of the stages of Perry’s model.

Video 13.3Coping With College

Description: A comedic take on the coping skills students might need in college.

Web Resources

Web 13.1: Holland Occupational Themes

Description: This page gives students the opportunity to take a Holland occupational themes inventory.