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What is puberty?

Physical changes that occur in the body allowing the body to develop from being a child's to an adult's

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What is Piaget's Concrete Operational Stage of Intellectual Development?

Adolescents can logically solve puzzles and 'think things through'. They can see things from other people's point of view and mainly communicate through language

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What is Piaget's Formal Operational Stage of Intellectual Development?

Adolescents can cope with abstract thoughts and they can formulate theories and develop hypotheses. They can use their imaginations as well as plan and set goals and question the issues in the real world

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What is peer pressure?

Being influenced by the views, opinions and behaviour of friends