Final Review

Final Review - Chapter 6 3 theories of adolescent self and...

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Chapter 6 3 theories of adolescent self and identity presented in lecture: 1. Differentiation of self (Harter) A - multiple selves - acting at home vs. acting at school (different environments or types of contexts) B - theory based on Cognitive Developmental Theory C - support for this theory: w/ "false" or conflicting selves. increased conflict about selves in mid-adolescence decreased conflict about selves in later adolescence 2. Adolescent Egocentrism (Elkind): adolescent preoccupation with self A - imaginary audience - personal fable B - Cognitive Development Theory (Piaget) because it happens in formal operational stage C - No real support 3. Identity v. Role Confusion (Erikson/Marcia) A - Need Identity to get intimacy stage leading to identity achievement B - Erickson's Theory 1. diffused: low exploration, low commitment 2. foreclosure: low exploration, high commitment 3. moratorium: high exploration, low commitment 4. achieved: high exploration, high commitment C - Support: some support, but it isn't completely necessary to need
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course PSYCH 133D taught by Professor Gross during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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