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In developmental psychology '''physical maturity''' is an age related concept and is said to occur where the level of [[physical development]] is commensurate with a given age level. So for example we might say that a 12 year old is physically mature for their age. physical maturity is also it... i mean duh. smh, sot people that all of yall researching???
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In developmental psychology '''physical maturity''' is an age related concept and is said to occur where the level of [[physical development]] is commensurate with a given age level. So for example we might say that a 12 year old is physically mature for their age.
 
 
   
 
This is a different use of the term from everyday usage where it might refer to reaching the peak of physical development, say in the early 20's.
 
This is a different use of the term from everyday usage where it might refer to reaching the peak of physical development, say in the early 20's.
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In developmental psychology physical maturity is an age related concept and is said to occur where the level of physical development is commensurate with a given age level. So for example we might say that a 12 year old is physically mature for their age.

This is a different use of the term from everyday usage where it might refer to reaching the peak of physical development, say in the early 20's.

Assessment

Assessment of physical maturity takes into account a number of characterisitcs simultaneously so a variety of developmental measures have been devised.



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