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Social and Emotional  Development Adolescence :
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Adolescent Egocentrism  Major task of period is the “conquest of thought”  (Elkind). Construct  imaginary audience , feeling that others  are as preoccupied with their appearance and  behavior as they are. Videoclip: Poole ch 10.2 Have a sense of uniqueness and vulnerability, the  personal fable . Research suggests that teens not so different from adults. Personal fable may be healthy way to cope with life’s  uncertainties.
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Studying Invincibility Bias:  Smoking Strong majorities of both adolescents and adults,  both smokers and non-smokers, believed that smoking is  addictive and deadly “for most people”
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Invincibility Bias:  Smoking … But look at what happens when the risk is applied to themselves Smokers were more likely than non-smokers to believe that they  would not  die from smoking for 30-40 years.
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Erikson’s model of life span development
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 420 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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