{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Chapter 8.2 - behavior • Prosocial behavior o Behavior...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter 8 (cont.) Formal operational stage o Features thinking about things that are not concrete, making predictions, and using logic to come up with hypotheses about the future Temperament o An individual’s behavioral style and characteristic way of responding Infant attachment o The close emotional bond between an infant and its caregiver Secure attachment o The ways that infants use their caregiver, usually their mother, as a secure base from which to explore the environment Authoritarian parenting o A restrictive, punitive style in which the parent exhorts the child to follow the parent’s directions and to value hard work and effort. Authoritatitve parenting o A parenting style that encourages the child to be in dependent but that still places limits and controls on behavior. Neglectful parenting o A parenting style characterized by a lack of parental involvement in the child’s life Permissive parenting
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
o A parenting style characterized by the placement of few limits on the child’s
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: behavior • Prosocial behavior o Behavior that is intended to benefit other people • Androgens o The main class of male sex hormones • Gender roles o Roles that reflect the individual’s expectations for how females and males should think, act, and feel • Resilience o A person’s ability to recover from or adapt to difficult times • Puberty o A period of rapid skeletal and sexual maturation that occurs mainly in early adolescence • Prefrontal cortex o Involved in higher-order cognitive functioning, such as decision making • Amygdala o Involved in processing information about emotion • Identity versus identity confusion o Adolescents face the challenge of finding out who they are, what they’re about, and their life direction • Emerging adulthood o The transitional period from adolescence to adulthood, spanning approximately 18-25 years of age....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern