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1. Discuss the characteristics of late adulthood. To what extent can this stage of life be considered paradoxical, in that the closer we are to death, the more fulfilled we seem to become?
2. To what extent do we continue to change and develop during adulthood? Which capacities appear to remain static during adulthood and which seem to be fluid?
3. Review the material presented in this chapter to address the extent to which developments that occur during adulthood can be conceptualized as (a) gradual or (b) stage-like.