Unformatted text preview: pattern. Hypothetical-deductive reasoning: Piaget’s formal operational concept that adolescents have the cognitive ability to develop hypotheses, or best guesses, about ways to solve problems, such as algebraic equations. Adolescent egocentrism: The heightened self-consciousness of adolescents. Imaginary audience: Involves adolescents’ belief that others are interested in them as they themselves’ are; attention-getting behavior motivated by a desire to be noticed, visible, and “on stage”. Personal fable: The part of adolescent egocentrism that involves an adolescent’s sense of uniqueness and invincibility. Top-dog phenomenon: The circumstance of moving from the top position in elementary school to the lowest position in middle or junior high school. Service learning: A form of education that promotes social responsibility and service to the community....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course HDFS 190 taught by Professor Weaver during the Fall '08 term at UConn.
- Fall '08