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Unformatted text preview: Office Hours • Mine: Tues 9-11 or by appt – Tillett Hall, Rm 101 (Psych. Dept) • TA: Kris Mescher – Tues 11:00-1:00 – Tillett rm 629 – kmescher@eden.rutgers.edu 1 Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Erikson’s 8 Stages of Man • What is Identity? – How do you know if someone “has” one? – How do you know if they are “searching?” – How do you quantify a “successful resolution” of Stage 5? – How do you measure “role confusion?” • Research requires Operational Definitions Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Operational Definition • Definition that includes the of how the variable is • Always ask yourself “How was that variable measured?” Wednesday, October 5, 2011 “How did they measure that?” • Study of Sleep Quality/Quantity in elderly – Self report • Women: • Men: • Conclude: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 “How did they measure that?” • Study of Sleep Quality/Quantity in elderly – “Actigraph” • Women: • Men: • Conclude: – Wednesday, October 5, 2011 James Marcia • Expanded on Erikson’s Theory – Operationalized Identity and Identity Search • Developed semi-structured interview to asses 2 variables – Crisis: – Commitment: – • Occupational; ideological; interpersonal Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Marcia’s Identity Measures • Sample Questions - Ego Identity – “How willing do you think you’d be to give up going into____ if something better came along?” (Commitment) – “Have you ever had any doubts about your religious beliefs?” (Crisis) • Other measures (concurrent validity) – Self-esteem; vulnerable to misinformation? – Authoritarian submission Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • “Oh sure. If something better came along, I’d change just like that.” • “Oh, I don’t know. I guess so. Everyone goes through some sort of stage like that. But it really doesn’t bother me much. I figure one’s about as good as the other.” Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • No clear crisis • Easily , not currently others – Erikson: explains high recidivism rates among juvenile delinquents • Typical of Wednesday, October 5, 2011 C o m m i PRESENT t m e ABSENT n t CRISIS PAST PRESENT NEVER xxx L. Dickson 2010 Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • “Not very willing. It’s what I’ve always wanted to do. The folks are happy with it and so am I.” • “No, not really, our family is pretty much in agreement on these things.” Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • any identity but hasn’t done ; did not • Usually has taken on values • Typical of Wednesday, October 5, 2011 C o m m i PRESENT t m e ABSENT n t CRISIS PAST PRESENT NEVER xxx L. Dickson 2010 Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • “I guess if I knew for sure I could answer that better. It would have to be something in the general area something related.” • “Yes, I guess I’m going through that now. I just don’t see how there can be a god and yet so much evil in the world or….” Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • Currently • Commitments are • Different from Diffusion • is necessary for eventual • Most common in late adolescence Wednesday, October 5, 2011 C o m m i PRESENT t m e ABSENT n t CRISIS PAST PRESENT NEVER xxx L. Dickson 2010 Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • Well, I might but doubt it. I can’t see what “something better” would be for me.” • Yeah, I even started wondering whether or not there was a god. I’ve pretty much resolved that now, though. The way it seems to me is….” Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • Has thought about identity issues and has made commitments to a set of values, religion, etc. • Incorporates past with present and provides guidelines for future • Inner stability, continuity, self-direction Wednesday, October 5, 2011 • Chosen commitments are important to him/her; guide him/her; will “live by them” • By definition, Moratorium has been experienced in past • Late adolescence; adulthood Wednesday, October 5, 2011 C o m m i PRESENT t m e ABSENT n t CRISIS PAST PRESENT NEVER xxx L. Dickson 2010 Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Developmental Pathways • Pre- and Early adolescence – • Early to Mid – Some – most common • Late Adolescence – most common • Emerging Adulthood and Adulthood – Wednesday, October 5, 2011 most common Possible Patterns of Development F D Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Possible Patterns of Development A M Wednesday, October 5, 2011 ...
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