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PSYC 2P12 Lecture Notes - Parenting Styles, Child Abuse, Flynn Effect


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 2P12
Professor
Cathy Mondloch

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PSYC 2P12
February 26
Temperament
- Aggressive vs. withdrawn
o Physical vs. relationship
Hitting vs. rumour starting
o Instrumental vs. reactive
Instigator vs. behaviour in response to the other
- Status matters:
o Frequency of:
Being nominated as best friend
Ex: who’s your best friend?
Extent to which disliked by peers
Ex: name the three kids that nobody likes
Bully
- What is bullying?
o Behaviour that is harmful, or intended to be
o Repeated over time
o Imbalance of power
- Boys:
o Direct aggression
- Girls:
o Indirect aggression
Encourage others to dislike someone
Spreading rumours
“Stealing” friends
Telling someone’s secrets
- Our solution:
o Improving social skills of the victim
Does the child understand
The importance of giving reinforcers
The importance of dress
What it takes to be a leader
The importance of similarity
o Improving social skills
Training works better
Start when children are younger
If peer group is involved
The importance of the bystander intervention
- Highlights:
o Erikson’s theory
o Understanding of:
Self
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