Learning Goal: I’m working on a science question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Part 1. Main Entry: Post a brief analysis of what you have learned from this week’s readings and activities. Start a new thread, and place the header — Name’s Main Entry (e.g., Makonnan‘s Main Entry) at the top. Within the body of your post, clearly identify each segment of the required response in order to facilitate discussion development.
- This week’s great takeaway: What concept or theory did you find most interesting this week? Why?
- Sharing of thoughts: Respond to one of the following topics…
1. How do cultural ideals and timing of puberty affect an adolescent’s body image? How is this topic addressed within the developmental literature? Do research findings have practical impact? Why or why not?
2. Discuss social problems facing youth such as suicide, juvenile delinquency, and victimization. What kinds of recommendations would you make to help reduce these problems? What empirical research supports one of your recommendations? ‘