primarily being led by which personality structure? A) superego. B) id. C) ego. D) all of the above equally According to Marcia, adolescents who have explored alternatives and have made a commitment are in a state of identity: Gender is the: Compared with the male brain, which of the following is characteristic of a female brain? Paulo unconsciously knows what it means to be a boy. He interacts with others, chooses activities, and interprets information in accordance with this cognitive representation of "maleness." This is an example of which gender development theory? A) social cognitive B) psychoanalytic C) psychosocial D) gender schema
PSYC7: Developmental Foundations, Fall 2014p. 8Professor Emily BlumenthalOptional QuestionsEmotional Development and Attachment 1. List at least five skills for becoming emotionally competent. i. Awareness of one's emotional states. ii. Discerning others' emotions. iii. Using the vocabulary of emotional terms in socially and culturally appropriate ways. iv. Empathic and sympathetic sensitivity to others' emotional experiences. v. Understanding that inner emotional states do not have to correspond to outer expressions. vi. Adaptively coping with negative emotions by using self-regulatory strategies that reduce the intensity or duration of such emotional states. vii. Awareness that the expression of emotions plays a major role in the nature of relationships. viii. Viewing oneself overall as feeling the way one wants to feel. 2. What is the theme or goal of adult emotional development? Adults attempt to adapt and integrate emotional experience into satisfying daily life and successful relationships with others through their choices of occupation, partners, and other activities. 3. Describe the Rothbart and Bates three-part framework for understanding temperament. An influential model of temperament today, Mary Rothbart’s, combines related traits proposed by Thomas and Chess and other researchers, yielding a list of just six dimensions. According to Rothbart, individuals differ not only in reactivity on each dimension but also in effortful control — the capacity to voluntarily suppress a dominant response in order to plan and execute a more adaptive response. Beginning in early childhood, effortful control predicts favorable development and adjustment in diverse cultures.
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