ERIC Number: EJ281560
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Some Features of Human Adolescence Viewed in Evolutionary Perspective.
Weisfeld, G. E.; Berger, J. M.
Human Development, v26 n3 p121-33 May-Jun 1983
Focuses on some apparently evolved features of human adolescence and their possible functions, including the pubertal growth spurt, sexual size dimorphism and bimaturism, the greater aggressiveness of males, heightened concern with one's social standing and the factors affecting it, intergenerational friction, same-sex aggregations and solidarity, conformity, and interest in infants especially by girls. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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