11 - Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood

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1 Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood Chapter 13 Self-Concept Social Comparisons •Appearance •Abilities •Behavior Representational Systems: A Neo-Piagetian View •Third of the Neo-Piagetian stage of self-concept •It starts around the age of 7 or 8 Children now have the cognitive ability to form representational systems: broad, inclusive self-concept that integrate different features of the self. The child has outgrown an all-or-nothing, black-or-white self definition. Development of Self-Esteem By age 7 to 8, children have formed at least 4 separate self-esteems: academic, physical/ athlete, social, and physical appearance, that become more refined with age. Changes in Level of Self-Esteem •Drops during the 1 st few years of elementary school •From fourth to sixth grade, self-esteem rises for the majority of children
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2 Influences on Self-Esteem •Culture •Child-Rearing Practices -Authoritative parenting style -Authoritarian parenting style -Permissive parenting style
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course SOC 321 taught by Professor Reiter during the Fall '08 term at Ohio State.

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