earlyadulthood

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11/24/09 Song: I kissed a girl- Jill Sobule Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Cognitive Development in Young Adulthood Schaie’s Theory (maps onto Piaget’s theory) LOOK MORE IN TEXT Acquisition stage- acquiring planning strategies we need for adulthood- thinking about career, husband what to do in college etc abstract thinking and hypothesis testing Achieving Stage- early adulthoods- start achieving our goals Responsibility Stage- middle adulthood- associated with huge increase in responsibilities- career and family 0. Executive Stage- some people who have ultimate responsibilities such as people who are presidents or deans or leaders etc. Reintegrative Stage- we go through all our stages- potentially we can acquire wisdom Vocational Choice- decide what you want to be for real! Factors 1. Personality 2. Family- what family expects 3. Teachers 4. Gender Stereotypes- we still see pretty dramatic effect for male- female Personality (Holland) KNOW-Question of quiz example of job and tell which personality Investigative Social Realistic Artistic Conventional Enterprising 1972 Engineering .8 Law 3.8 Medicine 9.3 Business 17.6 El Education 70.0
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Library 81.6 Nursing 92.6 Higher Ed. 28.0 2005 Engineering 9.2 Law 29.4 Medicine 29.4 Business 36.7 El. Education 81.3 Library 83.2 Nursing 92.2 Higher Ed. 46.0 Gender and Work- QUESTION ON QUIZ- know how they are different Concepts: Gender Segregation- men do this and women do that Gender Stratification- looking at prestige status- surgeons are “cooler” than family doctors Differential Earnings 0. Do women really earn less than men? 1. Women earn 74 cents on the male dollar. 2. BUT women who have never had children (aged 27-33) earn 98 cents on the male dollar. -Ethnicity and gender salaries- white men the most- college educated women not dramatically different from high school educated women The Development of Sexual Orientation- QUESTION ON QUIZ What is sexual orientation? 5. Gender Identity- transgender generally presents in early childhood- are you male or female- your knowledge of your sex- usually consistent with biological sex- most parents have a hard time accepting transgender kids 6. Gender Role- behaviors, attitudes, beliefs appropriate for each gender that process of acquiring gender role is gender typing 7. Sexual Orientation- who you are romantically and physically attracted to as a potential partner- this can happen before sex
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Important concepts 8. Ally- advocates- tend to be straight- for LGBT- strong sense of social justice of friends and families who are LGBT 9. Homophobia- irrational fear- manifested as hatred and dislike of LGBT people Development of Sexual Orientation Theories: Psychoanalytic Social Learning Biological Determinants- seems to be the right one - No family relationship is found that causes kid to be gay or straight but we still have idea that parents “do something” to influence sexuality of child Psychoanalytic Freud 10. Everyone is born with bisexual potential- once sexuality
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course PSYC 220 taught by Professor Merriwether during the Spring '08 term at Binghamton.

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