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11/4/10 Part III: Psychosocial Development During Adolescence - Identity - Intimacy - Sexuality - Psychosocial problems I am…. - Smart – 4 (applies to me) – 5 - 5 - Outspoken – 2 – 1 – 2 (what friends think of me) - Funny – 3 – 4 - 3 - Athletic – 2 – 4 - 2 - Creative – 3 -5 (how much I would like it to apply to me) - 2 Approaches to studying identity - Self conceptions o Changes in the way individuals describe themselves - Self esteem o Changes in the way individuals feel about themselves - Sense of identity o Changes in the degree to which individuals feel secure about who they are and where they are headed ( may include self esteem and self conceptions knowing who you are) - Movement from simple descriptions of themselves to more complex, abstract and psychological self conceptions o Elementary school: I’m a boy, I’m a girl o Preadolescent “I’m funny” (concrete/observable, but abstract in some way) o Adolescent “I’m funny when I’m with my friends” Conditions are put on it “People think I’m outgoing but I feel nervous when I meet new people” Whose judgment? Who you ask o As kids get older they give more abstract definitions of themselves and there is usually a conditional component to it - The multiple selves of a 15 year old girl
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course ED PSYCH 321 taught by Professor Amybellmore during the Fall '10 term at Wisconsin.

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