Chapter 9 outline

Chapter 9 outline - CHAPTER 9 PEER ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS...

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I. EXPLORING PEER RELATIONS AND FRIENDSHIP p. 318 A. Peer Relations p.319 1. Peer Group Functions i. Peers: individuals who are about the same age or maturity level. a. Developmental Changes in Peer Time b. Are Peers Necessary for Development? p.320 c. Positive and Negative Peer Relations 2. Family-Peer Linkages p.321 3. Peer Conformity p.322 a. Conformity: this occurs when individuals adopt the attitudes or behaviors of others because of real or imagined pressure from them. 4. Peer Statuses p.323 a. Sociometric status: the extent to which children and adolescents are liked or disliked by their peer group. b. 5 types of peer statuses: i. Popular children: are frequently nominated as a best friend and are rarely disliked by their peers. ii. Average children: receive an average number of both positive and negative nominations from their peers. iii. Neglected children: are infrequently nominated as a best friend but are not disliked by their peers. iv.
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