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The Two Most Important Words in Hiring and Parenting

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/haydn-shaw/emerging-adulthood-the-two-most-important-words-in-hiring-and-parenting_b_8248660.html Claim: “They delayed official adulthood with four years of college before they were expected to settle down and shoulder the responsibilities of full-on adulthood.” When I looked this up, the evidence pointed toward this being a true fact. Based … Continue reading

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Are our parents to blame for not growing up?

In this blog post, I will be analyzing the article ‘Why Millennials Can’t Grow Up’. Written by NYC-based psychotherapist Brooke Donatone for Slate news, this article looks at the effects of 21st century Helicopter Parenting on “growing up” and the embarrassing and negative impacts … Continue reading

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It’s not adulting, guys, it’s just living—-Editorial response outline

http://www.ridgecrestca.com/article/20160801/NEWS/160809997 This editorial called “It’s not adulting, guys, it’s just living” is written by Lisa Sugarman, the columnist of “It is what it is,” and posted on The Daily Independent. In this editorial, Sugarman defined the meaning of the word … Continue reading

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The age with no labels

Works Cited Côté, James E. “The Dangerous Myth Of Emerging Adulthood: An Evidence-Based Critique Of A Flawed Developmental Theory.” Applied Developmental Science, vol.18.4, 2014, pp. 177-188. Academic Search Complete, http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/basic?sid=b5889daa-e24c-4b91-a727-9d5f78b5b1de%40sessionmgr107&vid=0&hid=124 Côté’s article criticizes Arnett’s creation, definition, and use of the … Continue reading

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Adult – Not Just an Age: Annotated Bibliography

Works Cited Bleidorn, Wiebke.  “What Accounts for Personality Maturation in Early Adulthood?”  association for Psychological Science, June 2015, vol. 24, no. 3 245-252, Sage Journals, doi: 10.1177/0963721414568662, cdp.sagepub.com/content/24/3/245.full.pdf+html.  Accessed Sept.14, 2016. This article explores the development of personality traits in … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliography for Formal Definition Paper: Adulthood

Edwin Lopez Professor Fitzsimmons English 1101 14 September 2016   “Adulthood.” Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 14 Sept. 2016. According to the editors of Encyclopedia Britannica, adulthood occurs when a human has fully developed physically and intellectually. Their … Continue reading

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The expanding of emerging adulthood

Artz, Sibylle , et al. “Rites of Passage: A Conversation on Becoming Adult.” Child & Youth Care Forum, Vol. 27, Issue 5, Oct. 1998, pp. 355-377. This article goes into the traditions of other countries and also social constructs before … Continue reading

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Adult: developed physically and mentally

Annotated Bibliography 1 Myers, David G. “Part 4: Developing Through the Life Span.” Exploring Psychology in Modules, edited by David G. Myers and C. Nathan DeWall, 10th edition, 2016, pp. 119-179. Launchpad, http://www.macmillanlearning.com/Catalog/elearningbrowsebymediatype/LaunchPad, Accessed 13 Sep, 2016. Myers offers advice on biopsychosocial … Continue reading

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When you know, you know.

            When we were little, an adult was the peak of existence. It was the final step in the course of life. Everything you did was to prepare for adulthood. You ate your vegetables so you would grow into a … Continue reading

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To Be or Not to Be (an Adult): That is the Question

“Adult”: the word you keep hearing repeatedly now that you’re 18, the word your parents threaten you with when you make a lowsy decision, the word that sums up what your future should look like. But what does it mean … Continue reading

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