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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 4: Topic 7 - Family

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As economic units, families work together to produce and consume. As social units, they promote the survival, comfort, and mutual support of their memb
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 5: Topic 6 - Peers

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Peer someone who is at roughly the same level in age, social status, or level of functioning with another. Children start interacting with other childr
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: The Two Cultures, Identity Formation, Personal Identity

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Self-esteem the set of positive or negative evaluations and feelings that people hold about themselves. Teens who think they are attractive have higher
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 3: Topic 3 - Cognitive Development

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Cognitive development the ways in which the thinking and process changes with age and experience. He concluded that the way children think shifts in a
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 1: Topic 1 - Introduction & Research Methods

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Adult comes from the verb that means that something has already happened, in the past. Adolescent indicated a process that is actively going on current
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Cortisol, Recreational Drug Use, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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Trying something out is not the same as engaging with it to the point that it becomes a serious problem. An adolescent"s problems may have their origin
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 10: Topic 8 - Intimacy

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Friendships are a central feature of social interactions from almost he beginning of life. Affection, approval, sympathy, and understanding are qualiti
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 2: Topic 2 - Puberty & Physical Development

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Puberty is an entire set of delicately synchronized biological events. Endocrine system a system of glands that produce hormones, as well as parts of t
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 8: Topic 4 - Gender Development

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Sex to indicate being biologically male or female. Gender refers to characteristics that may be the result of developmental and social experience. Call
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Sexting, Social Cognitive Theory, Personal Identity

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Which gratifications? different uses in mind: teens who make the same media choice may do so with, when teens are intensely focused on some particular
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Jennifer WalshFall

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Motivation, Dither, Psych

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Stress a physical, hormonal, and psychological response to the perception of danger or threat. With puberty, the biological stress system becomes more
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MCMASTERPSYCH 3AB3Richard B DayWinter

PSYCH 3AB3 Chapter 6, 7, 12: Topic 3 - Positive Emotions

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Is a person"s immediate, physiological response to a stimulus. It is typically based on an underlying sense of arousal. Professor nico frijda reasoned
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