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InfantChildClass+11.29 - TheSelf Referstoaconceptual...

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Conceptions of the Self The Development of Conceptions of Self Identity in Adolescence
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The Self • Refers to a conceptual  system made up of one’s  thoughts and attitudes  about oneself • An individual’s  conceptions about the  self can include thoughts  about one’s own physical  being, social roles and  relationships, and  “spiritual” or internal  characteristics
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The Developing Sense of Self Children’s sense of self emerges in the  early years of life and continues to  develop into adulthood, becoming more  complex as the individual’s emotional  and cognitive development deepens Adults contribute to the child’s self- image by providing descriptive  information about the child
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The Developing Sense of Self Infants  have a rudimentary  sense of self in the first months  of life, as evidenced by their  control of objects outside of  themselves • Their sense of self becomes  more distinct at about  months  of age, when they  respond to separation from  primary caregivers with  separation distress
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The Developing Sense of Self • By  18 to 20 months  of age, many children  can look into a mirror and realize that the  image they see there is themselves – By 30 months of age, almost all children  recognize their own photograph Two-year-old  children’s exhibition of  embarrassment and shame, their self- assertive behavior, and their use of language  also indicate their self-awareness
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The Developing Sense of Self • At  age 3 to 4 , children understand themselves  in terms of concrete, observable characteristics  related to physical attributes, physical activities 
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