Wise Judgment Paper Due Day 7 Final Draft

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Wise Judgment 1 Wise Judgment Brenda Mankins PSY 220 05/14/2010
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Wise Judgment 2 “A teenage believes girl is “in love” with her 17-year-old boyfriend.” “He is encouraging her to have sex with him saying that he will make sure they only have “protected” sex.”
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Wise Judgment 3 This is a scenario of needing to use wise judgment in daily life. We are faced with decisions that require wise judgment constantly in our everyday life. This teenage girl will have to utilize these five components to reach a decision in this situation. If the decision she makes is wise, it will be of the greatest benefit to her and her future. Factual knowledge about matters of life is the first component that should be considered. This element considers human nature, social norms, and interpersonal relations (Bolt, 2004). This factor will allow the girl to evaluate her own motives and the motives of her boyfriend when he pressures her for sexual relations. From this information, she can presume that her boyfriend is allowing for only his emotional response to his currently adolescent hormone storms. This would be “ human nature .” She can also deduce that he is possible trying to conform to socially held norms. His friends may be pressuring him to obtain this act. He would be trying to blend in with his friends and be “one of the guys.” Procedural knowledge will be the second factor in wise judgment. This concerns those strategies that we use for coping with each of our life issues, conflicts and advice. (Bolt, 2004). By making use of this component, she can determine what the consequences of having sex at her
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