PSY 3369 Self Concept & Adolescence Notes

PSY 3369 Self Concept& Adolescence Notes

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Unformatted text preview: ren’s desires. They make few demands and use little punishment §༊ Authoritative: parents are both demanding and responsive. They exert control by setting rules and enforcing them, but they also explain the reasons for rules. And, especially with other children, they encourage open discussion when making the rules and allow exceptions. §༊ Certain parenting styles (being firm but open) and certain childhood outcomes (social competence) is correlational. CORRELATION IS NOT CAUSATION. §༊ There are two possible alternative explanations for this parenting- competence link • Children’s traits may influence parenting more than vice versa. If children are more mature, agreeable, etc. • Some underlying...
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