- Give examples of normative history graded influences for four generations of a young college student’s family: Great grandparents who endured the “great depression.” Grandparents who served during the Vietnam war. Parents who served during Desert Storm. Young adult who now serves in Afghanistan.
- 2. Consider chronological age, biological age, psychological age, and social age. When you are 70 years of age, in what order would you want these characteristics arranged, beginning with strength and progressing to weakness? Why did you select this arrangement?
- 3. Compare the context of development on pages 6 and 7 with cohort effects on page 33. To which context does cohort best relate? Why?