Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

Adolescence: Crash Course Psychology #20

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In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank has a look at that oh so troublesome time in everyone’s life: Adolescence! He talks about identity, individuality, and The Breakfast Club.

Table of Contents

Erikson’s 8 Stages of
Progressive Psychosocial Development 02:08:00

Emerging Adulthood 03:41:00

Fluid & Crystalline Intelligence 06:53:00

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease 08:10:00

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June 23, 2014 / 39 Comments / by / in
  • Literally the only way im passing my class bc my prof literally never goes over anything

  • 1:51 I guess the drama of one's personal psychological development is like a Sartre book because there's No Escape.

  • My Adolescence Psychology class watched this movie. It was my first time watching it and i loved it. I passed that college course with an A.

  • memoria etc

  • I had Saturday school a few times and it was awful. 4 hours of zero talking or music, and certainly no dance montages.

  • I wouldn't say I've had a stroke but I did have a blood vessel burst in my brain resulting in a clot that was promptly removed following surgery to remove a brain tumor that part of is still there and all though i rarely drink alcohol I did go through a period of drinking 6-12 beers each and every day for nearly 15 years. So I guess my chances of getting dimentia are very high based on that and that dementia is also in the family. I'm looking forward to reducing my movie collection to just one or two as they will then be new to me each and every time as per my limited understanding of what dementia is and how it works

  • awesome!

  • always when learning about psychology and philosophy you think damn, life sucks, but than, no wait, knowing this gives me oppertunities… and than again, no, life just sucks, but also… life is fantastic

  • I once had a weird dream that Hank and John taught my classes at school. It was a great dream

  • my grandmother is a messed up person.

  • Explain this: how does making a student stay in class for like- 30 minutes make you finish your math assignment?!?!

  • @crashcourse: where can I find initial 4stages..? It will helpful if you could have their examples as well.

  • I thought "aproximate" was spelt with two P's?

  • what does it mean if I'm a teen and already looking back on my life?

  • Yes; we still have Saturday detention 🙂

  • "Do they do Saturday detentions anymore" yes, yes they do.

  • all the basket cases rase your hands

    *raises hand and starts screaming greenday's basket case"

  • I love Erik Erickson's ideas of psychosocial stages. So much I modeled my own model of stages of happiness after his. Which really makes sense of motivation and concerns during specific stages of life.

  • I never really had an "Identity crisis" type thing. In fact one of my many motto's since before I was 10 has always been "I am who I am and not what you make of me" AKA It does not mater how I appear to others as I will always be the same person as I always have been. (more complex but simplified for this comment)

  • Can u do a series on home science?

  • Finishing my Thesis! Thanks Crash Course!

  • 2:45…chart or table showing stages of development and issues for each stage

  • All I've learned is that my memory of facts and figures will improve but technically I'll be dumber then I already am. Shoot.

  • Ages 12 to 17.

  • Adolescence for me is just furfags

  • Ofc most people under the age of 24 still live with their parents- that statistical demographic clearly includes ALL children, and adolescents under the age of 18!

  • Ofc most people under the age of 24 still live with their parents- that statistical demographic clearly includes ALL children, and adolescents under the age of 18!

  • I have naturally green hair

  • You said salty again. Lol.

  • The example of The Breakfast Club was amazing!!

  • is Breakfast Club their favorite movie, they keep referencing it lol

  • I need Arabic subtitle please help me

  • 5:22 my mom always makes me wish I was back in the sixties just because of cheap milkshakes

  • 6:41Chuck Norris is like 76 or 77 years old now

  • Hank Green for President 😭🙌🏼

  • We still have Saturday detention, but you have to be really bad to get it.

  • Adolescence is the worst part of life. People treat you like children but expect you to act like an adult.
    Also, I despise most teenagers, I'm 13. Don't worry, I hate myself too.

  • I am 18, and my grandma is faster, stronger, and smarter than me. She is almost 60.

  • This episode gave me anxiety

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