PSYCH Lecture 16 - Development II

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Attachment Deprivation Attachment Deprivation: Harlow’s Monkey Studies Reared Monkeys in isolation or with a surrogate mother After 6 months, sent back to colony Isolated monkeys showed indifference, were terrified or aggressive with other monkeys Failed to form relationships with opposite sex, were abusive to their offspring
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Attachment and Contact Comfort: Hypothesized that animals/humans need warmth, comfort as a primary need (need to cling to another body) Orphans are deprived of that comfort early in their lives Monkeys attach to warm furry fake mother, instead of wire mother with food
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Peer Relationships: Friends of Kids Arena for exercising independence from Equal footing relationships Help translate & establish trends/group- belonging, behavior codes Serve as role models Provide emotional support
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Adolescents Adolescent growth spurt: Rapid growth in height/weight as the body is preparing for hormonal shifts/maturation Asynchrony: Certain body parts grow at different speeds leading to lack of proportion Prefrontal Cortex: Final maturation of the prefrontal cortex takes place in late adolescence This area is responsible for organization, planning, emotional regulation, and impulse control
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Puberty Puberty: sexual functions reach maturity, impacts social and emotional development Menarche: first occurrence of menstruation Spermarche: first occurrence of ejaculation Early maturing males: have positive self-concepts Early maturing females: greater chance of depression, anxiety, eating disorders (because considered as sexual beings)
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Elkind: Emotions of Adolescents Adolescent Ego-centricism: Way of thinking the world is focused on themselves Imaginary Audience: Belief that everyone (in environment) is concerned
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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