In terms of Piaget, young adults are in a state of postformal thinking. In what ways does cognitive development change from adolescence to young adulthood? What are some tasks or activities that a young adult may be better at than an adolescent? What are some tasks or activities that a young adult may be better or worse than an older adult? Please reflect on your own transition and tell us one of the most notable ways you have observed changes in your cognitive abilities?
What are the reasons you personally would make the decision to marry or not marry? If you are already married, what were the reasons that convinced you to marry the person you chose? What is homogamy and what role does that play in mate selection? What are some of the other factors that the text suggests contribute to mate selection? How do your reasons align with the reasons that have been uncovered in academic research?