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  1. Self-concept is...
    One's knowledge of and thoughts about the set of qualities attributed to the self.
  2. Subjective self is...
    The component o the self-concept that involves awareness of the "I", the self that is separate from others.
  3. Objective self is...
    The component of the self-concept that involves awareness of the self as an object with properties.
  4. Identity versus role confusion is...
    As hypothesized by Erikson, the psychosocial stage in which a teen must develop a sense of personal identity or else enter adulthood with a sense of confusion about his or her place in the world.
  5. Indentity achievement is...
    One of 4 identity statuses proposed by Marcia, involving the successful resolution of an identity "crises" and resulting in a new commitment.
  6. Moratorium is...
    One of 4 identity statuses proposed by Marcia, involving an ongoing reexamination of identity but no new commitment.
  7. Foreclosure is...
    One of 4 identity statuses proposed by Marcia, involving an idealogical or occupational commitment without a previous reevaluation.
  8. Identity diffusion is...
    One of 4 identity statuses proposed by Marcia, involving neither a current reevaluation of identity nor a firm personal commitment.
  9. Self-esteem is...
    A global evaluation of one's own worth; an aspect of self-concept.
  10. Gender concept is...
    The full understanding that gender is constant and permanent, unchanged by appearance.
  11. Sex role is...
    The set of behaviors, attitudes, rights, duties, and obligations that are seen as appropriate for being male or female in any given culture.
  12. Sex-typed bahavior is...
    Behavior that matches a culturally defined sex role.
  13. Gender identity is...
    The first stage in the development of gender concept, in which a child labels self and others correctly as male or female.
  14. Gender stability is...
    The second stage in the development of gender concept, in which the child understands that a person's gender stays the same throughout life.
  15. Gender constancy is...
    The final stage in development of gender concept, in which the child understands that gender doesn't change even though there may be external changes (in clothing or hair length, for example).
  16. Gender schema theory is...
    A theory of the development of gender concept an sex-role behavior that proposes that, between about 18 months and age 2 or 3, a child creates a fundamental schema by which to categorize people, objects, activities, and qualities by gender.
  17. Masculine is...
    One of 4 sex-role types suggested by the work of Bem and others a type characterized by high scores on masculinity measures and low scores on femininity measures.
  18. Feminine is...
    One of 4 sex-role types suggested by the work of Bem and others a type characterized by high scores on femininity measures and low scores on masculinity measures.
  19. Androgynous is...
    One of 4 sex-role types suggested by the work of Bem and others; a type characterized by high levels of both masculine and feminine qualities.
  20. Undifferentiated is...
    One of 4 sex-role types suggested by the work of Bem and others; a type characterized by low scores on both masculinity and femininity measures.

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