Writer’s choice

This week’s reading is Chapter 3 in the Handbook of Adolescent Psychology text- Cognitive Development (pages in text 45-84)

This week’s reading describes findings on cognitive growth in adolescence. Despite this growth, adolescents still do not have the logical reasoning capacity or judgment they will develop once they reach adulthood. Thinking back to your own adolescence, describe a situation where your judgment and reasoning was either “very good” or “not-so-very-good”. How do you think you would’ve handled the situation differently as an adult? Having learned what you did about adolescent cognitive development, why do you think your judgment changed?