Assignment 5.1: Peer Influence in Adolescence Step 1: Using the

 

Assignment 5.1: Peer Influence in Adolescence

Step 1: Using the information from your textbook, power point presentations, and the Internet; write a one to two page paper on the following topic:

Explain how peer influences change during adolescence

  • Include Piaget’s formal operational stage of development and how it may impact the thoughts and choices in adolescence.
  • Discuss the shift of reliance on peers
  • Discuss the shift from reliance on parents
  • Include your opinion  on whether or not there are any dangers to a shift in peer influence? Explain your answer
  • Include your opinion  on whether or not there are any consequences to a shift in peer influence? Explain your answer
  • Include your opinion  on whether or not there are any advantages to a shift in peer? Explain your answer

Assignment Expectations for Grading:  

1. Demonstration of critical thinking, scholarship, and ability to connect and apply the material 

2. Comprehensiveness and completeness of your responses 

3. Adherence to the written instructions 

4. Spelling and grammar

5. Provide 3-5 APA Style References to support your paper.

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