Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Piaget believed that the formal operational stage (ages 11 to 15) is the highest stage of thinking Adults gain knowledge, but ways of thinking are the same as those of adolescents Some researchers disagree . Jun 12, · Psychologist Daniel Levinson developed a comprehensive theory of adult development, referred to as the Seasons of Life theory, which identified stages and growth that occur well into the adult years.
Adulthood has no signpost to announce its onset (as adolescence is announced by puberty). In technologically advanced nations, the life span is more than 70 years. Developmental psychologists usually consider early adulthood to cover approximately age 20 to age 40 and middle adulthood approximately 40 to Jul 16, · I do have a hub on the Adult Developmental Stages: Adults in their 20's. arshiacom on November 26, I am still in the early 20'xxxed.xyz need to explore my 20's but thanks for the futuristic view of yours. Hui (蕙) on November 25, Great article in good organization. See through a life stage, and some information are xxxed.xyz: Carly Sullens.
Because we spend so many years in adulthood (more than any other stage), cognitive changes are numerous during this period. In fact, research suggests that adult cognitive development is a complex, ever-changing process that may be even more active than cognitive development in infancy and early childhood (Fischer, Yan, & Stewart, ).