Middle Adulthood

Change in physical appearance

Height and weight

Vision and Hearing

Blood Pressure high cholestrol, high bp hypertension

Lungs and sleep at about the age of 55, the proteins in lung tissue become less elastic. wakeful periods are more frequent and there is less of the deepest type of sleep

Cognitive Development

INFORMATION PROCESSING: Reduced speed of information processing Memory decline Expertise problem solving

As we age past emerging adulthood, fluid intelligence decreases crystallized intelligence increases