Week 14 Notes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Emilie Vainer on Monday December 7, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSYC 4220 at University of Georgia taught by Kacy Welsh in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 25 views. For similar materials see Developmental Psychology in Psychlogy at University of Georgia.
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Date Created: 12/07/15
Relationship with Parents At after puberty parentchild con ict increases in and intensity 0 Typical arguments are over everyday issues 0 More tension between daughters and parents than with son I Girls start puberty earlier so push for independence at younger age I Parents give greater freedom less restrictions to sons 0 Parents own development adds tension I Parents also going through changes Menopause retiring Hard to let go Realize child is about to leave so want to spend a lot of time with them I 20 of families have very rough time during children s adolescence Good parentchild relationship extremely important for teens 0 Most consistent predictor of teen mental health 0 Must balance warmth control and increasing independence I Be supportive and accepting to create good parentchild relationship I Monitor activities with teen s willing participation I Democratic decision making discipline with explanation I Provide needed info remain openhonest o Coercive controlling parents more likely to have negative outcomes Some con ict normal adaptive 0 Con ict helps teenagers distance themselves from parents and create autonomy 0 Con ict reminds parents of how too controlling they can be Parents and their children agree on most issues more on big issues such as religion By midlate adolescence con ict declines Peer Groups Cliques By early adolescence form cliques a small group of friends who interact regularly 0 Usually samesex groups with 212 members I Boys cliques tend to be larger than girls By midteens cliques reform to include both genders Children in cliques similar to each other Over teen years kids begin belonging to more than one clique 0 Membership becomes more stable by the 10th grade 0 During late adolescence importance of being in popular clique conforming to social norms lessens I More independent spend more time on individual friendships da ng Peer Groups Crowds Large groups of peers who have similar stereotyped reputations values attitudes behaviors ways of expressing themselves 0 Crowd often decided by consensus of peers 0 Can in uence reputation treatment I Kids in highstatus crowds tend to have higher selfesteem 0 Can also in uence identity development
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