Exam 3 Study Guide - HDFS 239: Adolescent Development Study...

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HDFS 239: Adolescent Development Study Guide Exam III The Media and Adolescents Be able to explain the term media saturation and be able to discuss the media consumption of the typical teenager. How is the media an agent of socialization? What version(s) of selfhood are popular teen magazines promoting to adolescents? What macro-level factors are shaping this version of adolescence? How do media messages negatively affect a teenager's sense of self/identity? What is a self-brand connection? (Reading on self-brand connections) In the reading, what methods do the authors use to measure self-brand connections? At what age do children make self-brand connections? How do these connections change over time as children mature? Identity and Self Esteem Be able to define self-esteem and explain why this concept is distinctly an American idea. Understand how self-esteem changes from preadolescence through adolescence. What are explanations for this decline in self-esteem? What are the different aspects of self-esteem?
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HD FS 239 taught by Professor Staufferlemasson, during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Exam 3 Study Guide - HDFS 239: Adolescent Development Study...

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