CHD3243: Contexts of Adolescence
Exam 2 Study Guide
Dimensions of the self
o The Self: that part of an individuals personality of which he or she is aware.
o Self-Concept: a conscious, cognitive perception and assessment by an individual of him
CHD3243: Contexts of Adolescent Development
Exam 1 Study Guide
Approaches to studying adolescents
o Cultural: discusses some of the current cultural conditions that are effecting todays
o Biological: focuses on the process of sexual matur
CHD EXAM 3 STUDY GUIDE
Preoperational Stage: the period from 3-6 years of age
Piaget uses the term " operational " to refer to the logical systems of thought, which
emerge in middle childhood.