Using your understanding of developmental theories, respond to the following questions.
During puberty, biological changes transform the adolescent body and mind. Using your understanding of Erikson’s psychosocial development theory, predict some of the identity problems that adolescents might have as a result of these changes.
Using Piaget’s cognitive development theory, explain the changes in adolescent thinking from middle childhood. How would this affect their problem solving strategies and predictions of consequences?
Invent some ways to use imaginary audience and personal fable as clinical or educational interventions. How can these two types of irrational beliefs be used to help change the adolescent’s world perspective?