PSY. 341

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  1. SOCIALIZATION
    The process by which children acquire the beliefs, values, and behaviors considered desirable or appropriate by their culture or subculture
  2. FAMILY
    Two or more persons, related by birth, marriage, adoption or choice, who have emotional ties and responsibilities to each other
  3. AUTONOMY
    The capacity to make decisions independently, to serve as one’s own source of emotional strength , and to other wise manage one’s life tasks without depending on others for assistance; an important developmental task of adolescence
  4. MEDIATION
    When you have a trained professional that helps disputed parents
  5. OWNNESS EFFECT
    Tendency of parents in complex stepparent homes to favor and be more involved with their biological children than with their stepchildren
  6. CO-PARENTING
    Circumstance in which parents mutually support each other and function as a cooperative parenting team
  7. LATCH-KEY KIDS (SELF CARE)
    Children who care for themselves after school or in theevenings while their parents are working
  8. DESENSITIZATION
    The notion that people who watch a lot of media violence will become less aroused by aggression and more tolerant of violent and aggressive acts
  9. HOTHOUSING
    Increase a child’s ability to learn at a faster rate (really bad for the child)
  10. INFORMAL CURRICULUM
    Noncurricular objectives of schooling such as teaching children to cooperate, respect authority, obey rules, and become good citizens
  11. ABILITY TRACKING
    The educational practice of grouping students according to ability and then educating them in classes with students of comparable educational or intellectual standing
  12. JIGSAW METHOD- (COOPERATIVE LEARNING METHOD)
    An educational practice whereby children of different backgrounds or ability levels are assigned to teams; each team member works on problems geared to his or her ability level, and all member are reinforced for pulling together and performing well as a team
  13. PEERS
    Two or more persons who are operating a similar levels of behavioral complexity
  14. SOCIABILITY
    Willingness to interact with others and to seek their attention or approval
  15. CLIQUE
    A small group of friends that interacts frequently
  16. CROWD
    A large, reputationally based peer group made up of individuals and cliques that share similar norms, interests and values
  17. PEER ACCEPTANCE
    A measure of a person's likability or dislikability in the eyes of peers
  18. SOCIOMETRIC TECHNIQUES
    Procedures that ask children to identify those peers whom they like or dislike or to rate peers for their desirability as companions; used to measure children’s peer acceptance
  19. AGGRESSIVE REJECTED CHILDREN
    A subgroup of rejected children who display high levels of hostility and aggression in their interactions with peers
  20. WITHDRAWN-REJECTED CHILDREN
    A subgroup of rejected children who are often passive, socially anxious, socially unskilled and insensitive to peer group expectations
  21. SELF-DISCLOSURE
    The act of revealing private or intimate information about oneself to another person
  22. DEVIANCY TRAINING
    Interactions among deviant peers that perpetuate and intensify a child’s behavior problems and antisocial conduct

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