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Adolescent Development: Theory and Research

Examine theories and research on adolescent development with a particular focus on adolescents from diverse cultural backgrounds. Topics include: identity development; family and peer relationships; sexuality; risk-taking behavior; and the impact of family and peer relationships, schools, and neighborhoods on psycho-social adjustment. Different methodological approaches to the study of adolescent development will be examined. Implications for prevention and intervention programs for adolescent will also be discussed.

Course #
APSY-GE 2272
Applied Psychology


Diane Hughes

Professor of Applied Psychology

Joshua Aronson

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology