Lecture 2 Development Part 2

Lecture 2 Development Part 2 - Attachment Deprivation:...

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Attachment Deprivation: Harlow 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 were aggressive with other moneys, 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
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Peer Relationships Arena for exercising independence from adults and adult control Equal footing relationship (not like siblings where one always says he/she is older, smarter, better, etc.) Help translate and establish trends/group belonging, behavior codes Serve as role models Provide emotional support
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Adolescence Adolescent growth spurt: rapid growth in height and weight as the body is preparing for hormonal shifts/maturation Asynchrony: certain body parts grow at different speeds leading to a lack of proportion Prefrontal cortex: final maturation of the prefrontal cortex takes place in late adolescence. This are is responsible for organization, planning, emotional regulation and impulse control.
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Puberty: sexual functions reach maturity, impacts social and emotional development Menarche: first occurrence of menstruation Spermarche: first occurrence of ejaculation Early maturing males: males have positive self-concepts Early maturing females: greater chance of depression, anxity, eating disorders
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Elkind Adolescent Egocentricism: way of thinknin the world is focused on theselves Imaginary Audience: belief that everyone in the enviornment is concered with the beavhior/appearanceof him/herself Personal fable: view him/herself as somehow unique or heroic
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Personal Fable : Invincibility Fable: false sense that he/she cant be harmed Ie. In video, he said he put on condoms all the time and then said he didn’t
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course PSYCH 111 taught by Professor Schreier during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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