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(Psycho)Social Development: Emotion and Personality
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Adolescent Thinking in Context Studies of social cognition fall into three categories (1) Impression formation (2) Social perspective taking (3) Conceptions of morality and social conventions
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Changes in Cognition (Thinking) Main advantages over child’s thought (1) Thinking of possibilities (2) Thinking about abstracts (3) Thinking about the process of thinking (4) Thinking in multidimensional terms (5) Seeing knowledge as relative
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Thinking about Possibilities Moves easily between the specific and the abstract to generate alternative possibilities and reason systematically Increased ability to problem solve Development of deductive reasoning” “If-then” thinking: Most major development of adolescence Math (algebra, geometry, and trigonometry) Requires that youth begin with an abstract, theoretical formula Examples: Ways in which their lives might be affected by different career choices or How they might change over time
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Thinking about Abstract Concepts
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PYSC 521 taught by Professor Dr.zarrett during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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