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PSY311H5 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Typical Male, Social Cognitive Theory, Observational Learning

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Stuart Kamenetsky
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Chapter 6
Key Terms
babbling An infant’s production of strings of consonant-
vowel combinations.
collective self A person’s concept of self within a group, such
as a group based on race or gender.
cooing A very young infant’s production of vowel-like
ethnic identity Recognition of being a member of a particular
race or ethnic group.
holophrase A single word that appears to represent a
complete thought.
identity The definition of oneself as a discrete, separate
individual self Aspects of the self that make a person unique
and separate from others.
phonemes The smallest sound units that affect meaning in
a language.
pragmatics A set of rules that specify appropriate language
for particular social contexts.
prejudice A set of attitudes by which an individual
defines all members of a group negatively.
relational self Aspects of the self that involve connections to
other people and develop out of interactions
with others.
religious identity Recognition that religion is an important aspect
of one’s self-definition.
script A mental representation of an event or situation
of daily life including the order in which things
are expected to happen and how one should
behave in that event or situation.
self-esteem The evaluative component of self that taps how
positively or negatively people view
themselves in relation to others.
semantics The meanings of words and word
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