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Lecture 11

PSY 302 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Active Child, Sexual Identity


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY 302
Professor
Lixia Yang
Lecture
11

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PSY302/W16/YANG 1
PSY302: Child Development (Winter 2016), 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
Date: April 21st (Thursday)
Length: 120 minutes (12 - 2 pm)
Location: MTCC-D
General Information on the Final Exam
Be on time and be prepared
Bring your student ID. Plastic security bag for valuables
Format: 56 MC questions (1.5 point each) + 2/3 short-answer questions (8 points each)
Content: 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)
Changes in families in Canada (pp. 485 – 498)
oChapter 14 (Moral Development): Prosocial Behavior (pp. 568 – 578)
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