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Lecture 13

PSY 302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Sexual Identity, Active Child


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY 302
Professor
Lixia Yang
Lecture
13

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PSY302/F2014/YANG 1
PSY302: Child Development (Fall 2014)
November 26th, 2014, Week 13
ADOLESCENT BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR; COURSE WRAP-UP
Inside the Teenage Brain (videos on empathy)
oNew brain research explains some typical adolescent behavior, e.g.:
oLack of organization
oEmotional volatility
oLack of forward planning
oInaccuracy in reading adults’ facial expressions
oDifficulty getting out of bed in the morning
o…...
Course Wrap Up: Themes in Child Development
oNature and nurture
oThe active child
oContinuity vs. discontinuity
oMechanisms of change
oIndividual differences
oThe sociocultural context
oResearch and children’s welfare
Course Wrap Up: Applying What We’ve Learned
oPick a good partner!
oEnsure a healthy pregnancy, educate yourself!
oForm a secure attachment (positive emotion, be consistent, be responsive, etc.)
oBe an authoritative parent,
oProvide a stimulating environment
oBe a good role model
oTalk to your children when they listen to you most
oAnd much more…
INFORMATION ON THE FINAL EXAM
General Information on the Final Exam
oDate: December 2nd (Tuesday)
oLength: 120 minutes (11:30 am –1:30 pm)
oLocation: KHW073
oBe on time and be prepared, bring your student ID and seat code (if available).
oFormat: 56 MC (1.5 point each) + 2/3 short-answer questions (8 points each)
Multiple-Choice: Ch. 10-11 (24); Ch. 12-13 (15); Ch. 14 (17)
oContent: lecture, textbook, and video materials
Textbook sections to be skipped
oChapter 10 (Emotional Development) & Chapter 11 (Attachment)
Ethnic identity; Sexual identity or orientation; Self-esteem (pp. 450-465)
oChapter 12 (Family) & Chapter 13 (Peer Relationships)
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