Think of children, and the various levels of maturity they go through as they develop. Physical maturity allows children to crawl, then walk, then run. Mental maturity develops as children begin to process problems. Children start by figuring out how to get dressed and tie their shoes. As they develop, they learn to handle more complex problems, such as algebra and learning how to drive so they can get themselves to school. Cognitive maturity is the ability to relate cause and effect, understand societal rules, and see the potential consequences of your actions. Emotional maturity helps children deal with siblings and difficult peer group dynamics with grace.
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