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Adolescent Development Psychology 338    
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Peer Relationships and Later Risk  Clear Evidence for Risk  Aggression  Peer Rejection  Bullying by peers  Evidence not as clear Withdrawal or shyness
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Changes in the Nature of Peer  Relationships over Adolescence  More time spent with Peers Less adult supervision  More choices over which peers to have as  friends. Friendships are more intimate.  Peer relationships tend to involve larger social  systems Mixed-Gender relationships 
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Assessing Peer Relationships:  Peer Nomination Inventories  "This is a list of all the kids in your grade.  I  want you to take a look at the list, and  circle the names of up to kids that you  really like a lot. “ "Now, I want you to take a look at the list,  and pick the names of kids that you don't  like that much… "
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Assessing Peer Relationships:  Peer Nomination Inventories         Pick the names of kids, who fit each of the  following descriptors: Kids who get bullied a lot. Kids who start fights. Kids who spread rumors or say means  things about other kids. Kids who would rather play alone than be  with other kids. 
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Correlates of Social Outcomes  Being Well-liked : Physical Attractiveness Social skills Prosociability  Academic Competence 
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Correlates of Social Outcomes  Being Disliked  Aggression (not for all age  groups)  Impulsiveness Low Social Skills Low Academic Competence 
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Different Dimensions of Positive  Social Relationships  Liking or Acceptance by  Peers  Popularity  Friendship
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Liking and Popularity as Different  Dimensions of Social Standing  Liking by peers:  Acceptance  and positive regard by peers.  Popularity:  High visibility and  status in the peer group.  A  form of social dominance.    Well-liked adolescents are not  always popular, and many  popular adolescents are not  well-liked! 
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Correlates of Acceptance and  Popularity Liking by Peers: Attractiveness, social skills,  being nice, being helpful and considerate, low in  aggression.  Popularity: Assertiveness, some forms of  aggression, physical attractiveness, social skills. 
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Longitudinal Study of Popularity and  Acceptance in Los Angeles    Schwartz, D, Gorman, A.H., Nakamoto, J,  acceptance, and aggression in adolescent  peer groups: Links with academic  performance and school attendance Developmental Psychology, 42,  1116-1127 .  
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Schwartz, D, Gorman, A.H.,  Study Design:  350 adolescents are  followed for four consecutive semesters of  high school.  
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