Chapter 9 Study Guide- Child and Adolescent

Chapter 9 Study Guide- Child and Adolescent - Reece Dodd...

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Reece Dodd Dr. Hardy EDNF 2053 Chapter 9 Study Guide 1. Definitions: a. Gender identity – Knowledge, usually gained around age three, that one is male or female. b. Gender schema – Cognitive organizing structure for information relevant to sex typing. c. Gender constancy – Knowledge, gained around six or seven years, that one’s gender does not change as a result of alterations in appearance, behaviors, or desires. d. Gender stability – Knowledge, gained by age four, that one’s gender does not change over time. e. Prosocial behaviors – Positive social action performed to benefit others. 2. Self-conscious emotions are emotions that a child might experience, like guilt and envy. This shows up later in childhood and it requires that the child know about themselves as related to others. The visible signs of these are a child lowering their eyes or head, collapsing their body, or even a smile, typically associated with embarrassment. These expressions change with age and they are better able to control these emotions in front of people.
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3. For a young child, co-regulation is the regulation of behavior because
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course EDFN 2053 taught by Professor Hardy during the Spring '08 term at Ouachita Baptist.

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