psychology 9 key terms chapter 6

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psychology 9 key terms chapter 6
2013-11-05 01:29:56
rcc riverside psych

chapter 6 key terms
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  1. autonomous morality
    Belief that rules and laws are created by people and that, in judging an action, one should consider the actor’s intentions as well as the consequences.
  2. gender identity
    Sense of being male or female, which most children acquire by age 3 years.
  3. gender role
    Set of expectations that prescribes how females and males should think, act, and feel.
  4. heteronomous morality
    Belief that justice and rules are conceived of as unchangeable properties of the world, removed from the control of people.
  5. indulgent parenting
    Style of parenting in which parents are highly involved with their children but place few demands or controls on them.
  6. moral development
    Development that involves thoughts, feelings, and actions regarding rules and conventions about what people should do in their interactions with other people
  7. neglectful parenting
    Style of parenting in which parents are uninvolved in the child’s life
  8. practice play
    Play that involves repetition of behavior when new skills are being learned or when physical or mental mastery and coordination of skills are required for games or sports
  9. pretense/symbolic play
    Play that occurs when the child transforms the physical environment into representative objects.
  10. self-understanding
    Child's cognitive representation of self, the substance and content of self-conceptions.