CH 15 part 1 Social Development Peers

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CH 15 part 1 Social Development: Peers Child Psychology Summer 2011
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Exploring Peer Relations Peers are children of about the same age or  maturity  level. One of the most important functions of the peer group  is to provide a source of information and comparison  about the world outside the family. Children receive feedback about their abilities from  their peers and older children engage in social  comparisons.
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Exploring Peer Relations Peer influences can be both positive and  negative: Positive Competence in peer relations during middle and late  childhood was linked to  work  success and  satisfaction in romantic relationships in early  adulthood. Popularity with peers and a low level of aggression at  age eight foreshadowed a higher occupational status  at age 48. Negative Time spent hanging out with antisocial peers in  adolescence was a stronger predictor of  substance 
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Peer Types An acquaintance A crowd A clique A friend A romantic partner Peer Contexts School Neighborhood Community center Dance Religious setting Sporting event Culture, etc. Girl scouts
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