Quiz 15: Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

Psychology

There is an inter-individual variability in physical development which means no people age in the same way and rate. The physiological aging is defined as the body's integumentary system changes. The body's integumentary system involves the system of skin, hair nails, senses, reaction and capacity of lungs. So, the blank can be filled with img .

Cancer usually leads to the death of one of every four in the United States. It is non-communicable and chronic in nature. It involves the uncontrolled growth of cells; eventually leading to the excess tissue masses called tumors. Tumors can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). The life time risk of developing bladder cancer is 1 in 26 in men and 1 in 87 in women; kidney cancer is 1 in 51 in men and 1 in 84 in women; lung and bronchus cancer is 1 in 13 in men and 1 in 16 in women; thyroid cancer is 1 in 200 in men and 1 in 69 in women. Hence, the options (a), (b) and (d) are incorrect. The most common type of cancer out of the following options is lung and bronchus cancer which is 1 in 13 in men and 1 in 16 in women. Hence, the option img is correct.

There is an inter-individual variability in physical development which means no people age in the same way and rate. The physiological aging is defined as the body's integumentary system changes. The body's integumentary system involves the system of skin, hair nails, senses, reaction and capacity of lungs. The production of gray hair in the middle adulthood is due to the decrease in production of pigment called melanin which is responsible for hair color. So, the blank can be filled with img .