Learning Objectives

13.1 Summarize the physical developments of emerging and early adulthood.

13.2 Discuss common health concerns and the effects of physical activity in early adulthood.

13.3 Compare postformal reasoning, pragmatic thought, and cognitive-affective complexity.

13.4 Explain how attending college influences young adults’ development, and identify challenges faced by first generation and nontraditional students, students with disabilities, and young adults who do not attend college.

13.5 Discuss vocational development, young adults’ experiences in the workplace, and the value of work-life balance.