Midterm three vocab

Midterm three vocab - Midterm three vocabulary Chapter 7 Premature affluence having more income than one can management surely especially during

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Midterm three vocabulary Chapter 7 Premature affluence – having more income than one can management surely, especially during adolescence Community service – the involvement of young people in activities that serves some social or economic needs of society Service learning – structured educational experiences that involve volunteering in the community Experience sampling method (ESM) – a method of collecting data about adolescence emotional states, in which individuals are paged and asked to report on their mood and activity Curvilinear pattern – in statistical analysis, a pattern of relationship between two variables that resembles a U-shaped or an inverted U-shaped curve Routine activity theory – a perspective on adolescence that views a juncture, unsupervised time with tears as the main cause of misbehavior Positive youth development – the goal of programs designed to facilitate healthy psychosocial development, and not simply to deter problematic development Cultivation theory – the perspective on media use that emphasizes the impact of media exposure have on individuals Uses and gratification approach—a perspective on media used that emphasizes the active role users play in selecting the media to which they are exposed Media practice model – a perspective on media use that emphasizes the fact that lessens not only choose what media they are exposed to also interpret the media in ways that shaped their impact Correlation – when two things go hand in hand Causation – when one thing actually causes another Reverse causation – when the correlation between two things is due not to the first thing causing a second, but to the second causing the first Spurious causation – when the correlation between two things is due to the fact that each of them is correlated with some third factor Viral marketing – a way of promoting products or services by encouraging individuals to pass information on to others Chapter 8 Possible selves – the various identities and adolescent might imagine, for him or herself Future orientation – the extent to which an individual is able and inclined to think about the potential consequences of decisions and choices Self conceptions – a collection of traits and attributes that individuals use to describe or characterize themselves
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Self-esteem – the degree to which individuals feel positively or negatively about themselves Sense of identity – the extent to which individuals feel secure about who they are and who they are becoming False self behavior – behavior that intentionally presents a false impression to others Five factor model – the theory that there are five basic dimensions of personality: extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience Extroversion – how outgoing and energetic someone is
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PSYC 338 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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Midterm three vocab - Midterm three vocabulary Chapter 7 Premature affluence having more income than one can management surely especially during

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