Physiological Changes in Adolescence
by Nathan W. Shock - 1944
Just as pediatricians have discovered that the young child is not simply a miniature adult, so students of human development have come to the realization that the adolescent is neither child nor adult in his physiological reactions. In the adolescent many new physiological adjustments are being made which were unnecessary in the young child and which become stabilized in the adult. Thus, adolescence may be regarded as a period of physiological learning.
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