Review: Psychology and Adult Produced Behaviors

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Review the Children's Social Status tutorial located at the following link: and locate Figure 7 on p. 300 of Psychology and Your Life. *

Explain the development of social behavior. How does attachment and parental styles influence adult produced behaviors in children?

Review the Aging and Changes in Physical Appearance simulation. Discuss the social and physical aspects of late adulthood. What physical and cognitive changes are involved? How might retirement relate to the activity theory of aging discussed on p. 326 of Psychology and Your Life?

Sally and Bob have a 3-year-old son, Jimmy. Sally thinks Jimmy has aggressive behavior because he watches too much TV. Bob thinks Jimmy has aggressive behavior just because he is a boy and boys are typically more aggressive than girls. Identify what the problem and issue are in this scenario.

What do you think influences our behavior more: nature, nurture, or a combination of both? Explain your answer. *
Refer to pp. 301 & 302 of Psychology and Your Life. Which stage is affected by the level of caregiver control? Which stage is discusses feeling of inadequacy and failure. Can you relate to the stages as described? Provide an example. *

Review the Piaget theory of cognitive development on pp. 303 and 304 of Psychology and Your Life. List each stage of cognitive development, along with one characteristic of each. *
Review the major physical, moral, and cognitive changes that occur in adolescence discussed in Module 27 of Psychology and Your Life. Erikson’s chart on p. 313 shows the psychosocial development stage during adolescence.

What is this stage?
Provide an example from your childhood where you discovered your own role and personality traits. What peer pressure did you face?
How did you respond to it?

What are some of the factors that affect social development in adulthood? What is a midlife...
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