Intro Questions Lifespan Unit Ap Psych Mr. Aiello Lifespan Development Unit Getting Started 1a. What is the ideal age? When thinking about many different factors that are important to you, what is the best five-year period of life? Explain your answer. 1b. What were a few of the key factors that influenced your answer? For example, was a key variable physical health, disposable income, free time, family, etc? 2a. Conversely, what is the worst age to be, and why? 2b. What were a few of the key factors that influenced your answer? Explain. 3. If it were possible, would you want to take a genetic test telling you which diseases you are likely to suffer from later in life? Explain your answer. 4a. If you or your spouse were pregnant, would you want the unborn child tested for genetic defects? Explain why or why not. 4b. If you said yes to question 4a, what are some things you would consider to be a “defect” to be tested for, and if you were able to, would you want to “genetically engineer” those defects out of your unborn child? Explain. 5. Do you think it should be legal for employers to use genetic tests in deciding whom to hire? Explain your answer.