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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 13.1: College 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 13.2: Postformal Thought
Description: This video enriches the textbook’s discussion of postformal thinking with a detailed treatment of the stages of Perry’s model.
Video 13.3: Coping With College
Description: A comedic take on the coping skills students might need in college.
Web 13.1: Holland Occupational Themes
Description: This page gives students the opportunity to take a Holland occupational themes inventory.