Lecture 8 Socialization

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Unformatted text preview: Please turn off your phone For Today: Adler & Adler First Exam: Monday 1. How did other peoples behavior affect the athletes view of themselves? 2. From what material did reporters construct public images of the athletes? 3. What effect did the media have on the self images of the athletes? 4. What were some of the negative consequences of becoming glorified? Socialization Nature v Nurture Debate Theories of early learning Variation in Socialization Chapter 3 -- Socialization Nature vs Nurture Debate Ex: Is intelligence the result of Nature or Nurture? How important is your social environment in shaping who you are? Problem: No clean measure of natural intelligence. How do we settle the dispute? (Wouldnt pass an ethics review board) Ex: Genie & Orphan Study children raised in social isolation do not develop personalities or intelligence. Biological factors are relevant 1. Developmental stages -- Genie can't learn language 2. Twin studies -- homosexuality 1. Experiment Identify Intelligence Gene Alter it Observe Changes in Intelligence 2. Observe people who have not been socialized Weakness of the Nature-Nurture Dichotomy 1. Does not include choice 2. Does not question social constructs Theories of early learning Freud-- behavior is the result of a war between biological urges and internalized social norms....
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Langenkamp during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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