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Cognitive Development in Adolescents

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The increasing ability of the youth's mind.

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Cognitive Development in Adolescents

  1. 1. Reporter: Preciosa A. Daquilanea
  2. 2. Acquired learning and understanding things through activities that involves meeting other people and ways of society.
  3. 3. Adolescent Egocentrism Imaginary Audience Personal Fable Self-awareness of adolescents increases so as self-uniqueness  Need to be noticed  Attention- getting behaviors  Feelings/Ideas are special  Invulnerability (risk taking behavior)
  4. 4. - a result from adolescents capacity to distinguish between their thinking about themselves and their thinking about the thought of others.
  5. 5. - adolescents belief in the uniqueness of their personal experiences - can be the source of high hopes - can be the source of adolescents anguish - it can also contribute to risky behavior
  6. 6. VYGOTSKY’S VIEW– “learning always takes place via a social process”.  Zone of Proximal Development  Scaffolding
  7. 7. Adolescents cognitive development lays the groundwork for moral reasoning, honesty and pro-social behaviors. Moral development depends on cognitive to understand right from wrong if he/she is to be expected to act in right or wrong ways/situations.
  8. 8. Refers to a heterogeneous groups of disorders that affects the ability to interpret what one sees and hears or to link information to the diff. parts of the brain. Individuals with learning disabilities may have problems with;  Reading  Listening  Speaking  Writing  Memorizing  Reasoning  Mathematical Abilities
  9. 9. Two types: Written Expression and Oral Expression • Written Expression – requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills • Oral Expression – express thoughts and ideas using appropriate language structures
  10. 10. Two types: Reading Fluency and Reading Comprehension • Also known as Dyslexia
  11. 11. Two types: Math Calculation and Math Reasoning • Math Calculation – Difficulty in making arithmetical calculations • Math Reasoning – Difficulty developing math problem- solving skills
  12. 12. Physiological • Brain Injury • Heredity • Chemical Imbalance Environmental Contributors
  13. 13. • Primary Prevention • Secondary Prevention • Tertiary Prevention

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