Week 18 Lecture Notes: Social Development
- Role of Parenting?
o What is attachment?
o Parenting Styles?
Parent’s model behaviour they want
Not necessarily ideal
o Positive experience
o Negative experience
o When home and day care are poor..
o Environments shape us
- Sex: biological makeup of an individual’s reproductive anatomy
- Gender: cultural or social differences
o Values, perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes that define what it is to be a
man or a woman
- Social Norms/Gender Roles
o Gender identity:
One’s sense of being male or female
Acceptance of membership in a particular group
o Gender Roles
Culturally specific expectations for each gender
o Gender Stereotypes
Belief about differences in personality traits, skills, cognitions,
and behaviours of males and females
- Transgender: varying from culturally defined gender roles
o One’s gender identity does not match with one’s assigned s