Emotional/Social PSYCH MIDTERM2

Emotional/Social PSYCH MIDTERM2

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Term Definition
socilaization lifelong process when an individual's behavior, values, standards and skills CONFORM to society's standards
social referencing looking at others to see how to behave
Play(how does it change?) 1. sharing (normal or asked)2. parallel play(beside others, not actually playing together)3. cooperative play(play w/ others)4. socio-dramatic play(dress-up, make-believe)
attachment emotional ties people develop towards significant others.
bonding process of emotional attachment that may occur after birth(imprinting)
stranger anxiety(Mary Ainsworth) form of distress children exhibit when they encounter unfamiliar people. develops at 8 months. may predict future relationships
temperament (Thomas and Chess) level of emotional and behavioral response to environmental events. easy 40%, difficult 10%, slow to warm up 15%. unique 45%
moral development(Kohlberg) morality-system of learned social practices that are used to evaluate situations and behaviors as right or wrong. differs in cultures
Kolhberg's Theory of moral development preconventional- obedience and punishmentconventional- rules and social conventionspost conventional -consequence or principles
Erik Erikson german-american psychologist. famous for psychosocial stages
Mary Ainsworth american-canadian psychologist, Strange situation;stranger anxiety
Thomas & Chess temperament experiments, New York longitudinal study
Kohlberg moral development theory

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