Chapter 8.2

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

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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
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o A parenting style characterized by the placement of few limits on the child’s
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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 individuals expectations for how females and males should think, act, and feel Resilience o A persons 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 theyre about, and their life direction Emerging adulthood o The transitional period from adolescence to adulthood, spanning approximately 18-25 years of age....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '08 term at Harper.

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