Section 2 Introduction -Adults in middle age witness continued cognitive development, with many individuals becoming experts in a particular area of study or occupation. Though the brain has. Other changes include decreases in strength, coordination, reaction time, sensation (sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch), and fine motor skills. Also common among middle adults are the conditions of presbyopia (farsightedness or difficulty reading) and presbycusis (difficulty hearing high‐pitched sounds).
Development Psychology Crisis in Middle Adulthood: Age 45–65 Erikson stated that the primary psychosocial task of middle adult‐ hood—ages 45 to 65—is to develop generativity, or the desire to expand one's influence and commitment to family, society, and future generations. Likewise, social changes affect the ages that people arrive at certain lifespan stages; this is the case with marriage, the birth of a child, and more. During middle adulthood, identity continues.
Middle Adulthood (Ages 40–65) During middle adulthood, the aging process becomes more apparent. Around the age of 60, the eyes lose their ability to adjust to objects at varying distances, known as presbyopia. Most people between the ages of 40 and 60 will . Middle Age: Physical Signs • Graying & thinning of hair • Drying & wrinkling of skin • Change in body shape as pockets of fat settle on the upper arms, buttocks, & other body parts • Increased likelihood of being overweight • Loss in height as back muscles, connecting tissues, & bones lose strength • File Size: 2MB.
Exam boards: Edexcel Middle adulthood occurs between the ages of During the middle adulthood stage physical changes start to occur that show the body is ageing.