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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 Parents: - tasks they set, values they promote, behaviors they model, contexts they select Children: - temperament, preferences, appearance, verbal ability - emotional regulation, behavioral inhibition 3
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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 Final exam and review Review outline: - will be posted on Blackboard on Thursday 4/30 Review session: - Thursday, May 7 at 5:00 - 6:30 in Uris 202 Exam: - Tuesday, May 12 at 9:00am in Uris Auditorium 5 Research Assistant position Summer 2009 Social learning and development in zebra ±nch Contact: Otilia Menyhart [email protected] 6
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3 Parenting styles (N. America) Baumrind studies: - parents of preschoolers - assessed parenting behaviors as well as child outcomes
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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.

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