10-17 Chapter 5

10-17 Chapter 5 - PEERS PART 1 PEERS Adolescents who are...

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    PEERS – PART 1
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    PEERS Adolescents who are about the same age and maturity level More time talking to peers than engaged in any other activity 2 times as much time with peers as with parents or other adults
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    CHANGES IN PEER GROUP  IMPORTANCE Changes in peer group importance are fostered by Biological changes of adolescent Cognitive changes of adolescent Social changes of adolescent
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    REASONS FOR THE IMPORTANCE  OF THE PEER GROUP Age-segregated society Children in age-segregated schools Children and adults spend day apart Historical and cultural factors Compulsory education Changes in workplace Peer protest groups
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    PARTICULARISTIC VS  UNIVERSALISTIC NORMS Particularistic Norms for behavior vary from one person to the next Norms must be transmitted through family Universalistic Norms for behavior are same for all people in society Can be transmitted through institutions
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    SOCIALIZATION ACCORDING TO  CULTURE Margaret Mead: The way a person should be
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 333 taught by Professor Coffield during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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10-17 Chapter 5 - PEERS PART 1 PEERS Adolescents who are...

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