AGE-APPROPRIATE MATURITY

emotional or mental readiness: the capacity to handle something very well and recover from well, with experience and to carry out biologic, cultural, and cognitive jobs adequately with regard to standard features associated with someone's age and the correlating degree of development- memory deterioration due to age- the slight memory failures frequently corresponding with standard aging. These memory lapses are not generally tied to diseases like Alzheimer's.

AGE-APPROPRIATE MATURITY: "Age-appropriate maturity levels dictate to what degree of maturity a person of a certain age should behave."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AGE-APPROPRIATE MATURITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/age-appropriate-maturity/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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