Theories of social cognition

Theories of social cognition - o Theories of social...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
o Theories of social cognition – concerned with children’s ability to think and reason about their own and other people’s thoughts, feelings, motives, and behaviors. Emphasizes the process of self socialization rather than the role of others Selman Theory of role taking focuses on the development of role taking o Stage 1 (6-8 years) Appreciating that someone else can have a perspective that differs from their own but assume that the other person has different information o Stage 2 (8-10 years) Realization that someone else can have a different view and ability to think about the other person’s point of view o Stage 3 (10-12 years) Can systematically compare their own view and anothers pov and can take the perspective of a third party and assess the pov’s of 2 other people o Stage 4 (12 and older) Attempt to understand another’s perspective by comparing it to that of most ppl in their social group Dodge’s Information-processing approach Emphasizes role of cognitive processes in social behavior
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 250 taught by Professor Okeke during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

Page1 / 3

Theories of social cognition - o Theories of social...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online