Essays Tagged: "Puberty"

Investigation of Reproduction and Development in Animals

menstrual cycle.What is the menstrual cycle? and what hormones are involved in controlling it?After puberty, the female produces an egg each month. Other changes take place on a cyclic basis including ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


m age 12 or 13 through age 19 or 21. Although its beginning is often balanced with the beginning of puberty, adolescence is characterized by psychological and social stages as well as by biological ch ... d for boys and girls.In girls, the enlargement of the breasts is usually the first physical sign of puberty. Actual puberty is marked by the beginning of menstruation, or menarche. In the United State ...

(7 pages) 347 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Essay on Adolescence - Learning and development. Not a bad essay written over night for a Monday hand in,surprised at the outcome will post the Bibliography when I find it

ginning of the teenage years as the entrance to adolescence; most people consider that the onset of puberty, or the beginning of sexual maturity, as a sign of an individual's passage from middle child ... sign of an individual's passage from middle childhood to adolescence.While the physical changes of puberty are an important indicator signalling adolescent development, many other kinds of changes al ...

(14 pages) 1457 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Fabry Disease

elops angiokeratomas, which are clusters of raised, dot-like lesions. Appearing during childhood or puberty in the genital and thigh areas, these angiokeratomas increase in size and number. Other symp ... entral nervous system, spleen, liver, bone marrow, lymph nodes and cornea. Retarded growth, delayed puberty and ocular abnormalities are also common symptoms. These symptoms are mostly fond in males b ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Anorexia and bulimia: an overview of the disorder

y conflicts, or troublecommunicating (Robbins, 34). A young girl might become anorexic when she hitspuberty, while trying to keep her body child like. Fear of womanhood, andmaturation are common. The ...

(3 pages) 192 3 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Male Circumcision: A Social and Medical Misconception

ating as far back as 2800 BC, circumcision has been performed as a part of religious ceremony, as a puberty or premarital rite, as a disciplinary measure, as a reprieve against the toxic effects of va ...

(6 pages) 149 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Vocal Classifications (Fach System) describes the many different types of singing voices.

twice as many vibrations as the lower) (Politosk 474). The voices of boys who have not yet reached puberty are generally in the soprano range and sometimes replace women's voices in church choirs. Th ...

(9 pages) 94 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The State of Our Youth.

ferred to as a ?kid?, and a surprisingly strong sense of independence starts to develop. Naturally, puberty kicks in, and in comes the blitz of drastic changes of bodily functions, such as expeditious ...

(5 pages) 65 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"EVOL" by Sameer Bhavnani.

EVOLLove could be made up of many human emotions, developing more after hitting puberty. A child's love is more innocent that an adult's love, as a child could not possibly underst ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Mutilation of the Female Genitalia.

an unsuspecting human wielding the knife. Usually, it isperformed from a few days after birth to puberty, but in some regions,the torture can be put off until just before marriage or the seventh ...

(5 pages) 98 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


rder called anorexia nervosa. The disorder, which usually begins in young people around the time of puberty, involves extreme weight loss -- at least 15 percent below a young woman's normal body weigh ...

(5 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This essay is about the prevelance of drug use amongst teenagers in Barbados.

ge of maturation between childhood and adulthood. The term denotes the period from the beginning of puberty to maturity; it usually starts at about age 14 in males and age 12 in females. The transitio ...

(10 pages) 82 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Sex on Teenage Years.

Teenagers that have entered to puberty are exploring their sexuality and it can be a confusing time. About 70% of boys and about 50 ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The physical and social differences between men and women

hat directly facilitate intra-sexual competition or influence mate choice. Men go through prolonged puberty to grow larger than women. This evolvement must have derived from sexual selection, because ... to this process is "sexual selection" (Geary). The most prominent sex differences to emerge during puberty are a widening of the hips and pelvis in girls and a widening of the width of the shoulders ...

(5 pages) 207 3 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

This essay is called " why are nerds unpopular" and i discuss this topic and my expierences with nerds in my essay ^^

new exactly how popular everyone else was, including us.My stock gradually rose during high school. Puberty finally arrived; I became a good soccer player; I started a scandalous underground newspaper ...

(12 pages) 100 3 4.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Paper called, The Human Embryo. Talks about all of the stages of pregnancy. Uses several sources to explain the changes that the baby goes through.

through delivery, which is usually 38-40 weeks after conception.Throughout a woman's lifetime, from puberty to menopause, she will ovulate about 400 times. To conceive a baby, the woman's ovum must be ...

(7 pages) 63 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Essay on Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

rteen when she goes to live with Babamukuru at the mission and is feeling the changes brought on by puberty, leaving childhood behind. Added to that confusion, she is female in a strongly patriarchal ...

(7 pages) 77 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors


a stage of maturation between childhood and adulthood that denotes the period from the beginning of puberty to maturity. However, many conflicting opinions are raised about weather such a stage of chi ...

(5 pages) 145 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Warrior Marks

tal Surgery/Mutilation as many may call it is a tradition that is usually performed on girls before puberty. Female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, is a practice that involves t ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Sigmund freud

on and become the affectionate current. The sensual current is different in that it develops during puberty and is based on overt sexual desires. It would be incestuous to express these new feelings t ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays