Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Smith considers adolescence as a life stage – encompassing puberty, cognitive changes, and the search for identity; relationship changes; leisure activities; risk-taking and anti-social behaviours; adolescent mental health and romantic development. Professor Peter K Smith is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. His research interest is children’s social development, and was Head of the Unit for School and Family Studies in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmith’s from 1998 to 2011.

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