Learning Objectives

14.1 Identify ways in which thinking changes in adolescence and how these changes are reflected in adolescent decision making and behavior.

14.2 Describe moral development and influences on moral reasoning in adolescence.

14.3 Examine the challenges that school transitions pose for adolescents and the role of parents in academic achievement.

14.4 Discuss the nature of adolescent employment, the influence of college on development, and the challenges faced by noncollege-bound youth.