Ch. 4 Cognitive Development
a. Cognition the act of knowing or perceiving (thinking)
b. Changes during adolescence and emerging adulthood in how young people
think, solve problems, and their capacities from memory and
Ch. 1 Introduction
a. Culture customs, beliefs, art, and technology of a group
i. A common way of life passed down from previous generations
b. The West U.S. , Canada, Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
i. Industrialized nations with
Chapter 9 Dating, Love, and Sexuality
So what is a date, anyway?
Historical/cultural differences in dating.
US: rules for dating used to be more formal.
Europe: rules are even looser. Date in group settings.
average age adolescents start dating:
Ch. 9 Families
The nature of Family Processes
ii. Reciprocal socialization adolescents socialize parents just as parents
b. Synchrony coordinated interaction b/w parents and children
i. So in syn
Chapter 10: Schools
historical approaches to education
1. Open schools- central idea is that children want to learn and do so naturally
if left to their own initiative
o decentralized learning areas, freedom of movement, group and
individual student act
Chapter 12: Media
Your book starts off this chapter by reviewing the controversy surrounding the Disney movie
A group of adolescents copied a scene in which football players lay out across a busy highway to
prove how tough they were, resultin
Ch. 14 Adolescent Problems
Exploring Adolescent Problems
a. The bio-psychosocial approach biological, psychological, and social factors
interact to produce problems
i. Biological factors problems originate from malfunctioning within the
Chapter 6 - The Self
Undergoing cognitive development result in changes in personality.
Able to reflect on actions, attitudes, thoughts, feelings in ways that younger children cant
Results in changes in self-concepts, self-esteem, emotional understandings
Chapter 5 Gender
Of all the characteristics that make up who you are, one of the most far-reaching is your
Sex biological status of being male or female. Not always a simple determination
some individuals are born intersexed (hard to tell just from
Chapter 4 Culture
Culture the behavior, patterns, beliefs, and all other products of a particular group of
people that are passed on from one generation to another.
Cultural beliefs the commonly held norms and moral standards of a culture, the
Ch. 6 Gender
David reamer, AKA Bruce/Brenda
a. David reamer was born a normal male infant, one of identical twins
b. At 6 months both boys were diagnosed with phimosic (difficulty urinating)
c. Referred for circumcision at 8 months (in Can