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Adolescent Development: Theory and Research

Examine theories & research on adolescent development with a particular focus on adolescents from diverse cultural backgrounds. Topics include: identity development; family & peer relationships; sexuality; risk-taking behavior; & the impact of family & peer relationships, schools, & neighborhoods on psycho-social adjustment. Different methodological approaches to the study of adolescent development will be examined. Implications for prevention & intervention programs for adolescent will also be discussed.
Course #
APSY-GE 2272
Units
3
Term
Fall, Spring, Summer
Department

Professors

Diane Hughes

Professor of Applied Psychology

diane.hughes@nyu.edu

Joshua Aronson

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology

joshua.aronson@nyu.edu