emerging adult | definition

  • newly defined period of lifespan development from 18 years old to the mid-20s
  • young people are taking longer to complete college, get a job, get married, and start a family

Source:

Spielman, R. M., Jenkins, W. J., & Lovett, M. D. (2020). Psychology 2e. Houston, Texas: OpenStax. Access for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology-2e

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