26_contexts_of_dev_1 - • Parents-tasks they set values they promote behaviors they model contexts they select • Children-temperament

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1 Multiple contexts of development 1 Contexts of development Family structures : - nuclear : wife, husband, children - extended : household shared with grandparents. cousins, and/or nieces/nephews, who may play a major role in child rearing - single-parent : most data on mother-led families 50% of children in this environment at some point in development Family dynamics : - patterns of interaction among family members 2 Reciprocal regulation Parents and children in±uence each other’s behavior
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Unformatted text preview: • Parents:-tasks they set, values they promote, behaviors they model, contexts they select • Children:-temperament, preferences, appearance, verbal ability-emotional regulation, behavioral inhibition 3 2 Cross-cultural comparisons (Whiting) Orchard Town, U.S. Nyansongo, Kenya • nuclear families-playing-attending school Extended families assist in child care assist in household work 4...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course PSYCH 2090 taught by Professor Goldstein, m during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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26_contexts_of_dev_1 - • Parents-tasks they set values they promote behaviors they model contexts they select • Children-temperament

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