Flashcards - Developmental Psychology in Young People

Flashcards - Developmental Psychology in Young People
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self-concept
One's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity
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reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
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moral development
Moral development focuses on the emergence, change, and understanding of morality from infancy through adulthood
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morphology
In linguistics, morphology is the study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language
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intimacy
An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical and/or emotional intimacy
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identity
In psychology, sociology, anthropology and philosophy, identity is the conception, qualities, beliefs, and expressions that make a person or group
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scaffolding
Instructional scaffolding is a learning process designed to promote a deeper level of learning
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zone of proximal development
The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help
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disequilibrium
In medicine, disequilibrium refers to an impaired sense of equilibrioception
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assimilation
Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group
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accommodation
Accommodation is the process by which the vertebrate eye changes optical power to maintain a clear image or focus on an object as its distance varies
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accommodation
Accommodation is the process by which the vertebrate eye changes optical power to maintain a clear image or focus on an object as its distance varies
assimilation
Cultural assimilation is the process by which a person or a group's language and/or culture come to resemble those of another group
disequilibrium
In medicine, disequilibrium refers to an impaired sense of equilibrioception
zone of proximal development
The zone of proximal development, often abbreviated as ZPD, is the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help
scaffolding
Instructional scaffolding is a learning process designed to promote a deeper level of learning
identity
In psychology, sociology, anthropology and philosophy, identity is the conception, qualities, beliefs, and expressions that make a person or group
intimacy
An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical and/or emotional intimacy
morphology
In linguistics, morphology is the study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language
moral development
Moral development focuses on the emergence, change, and understanding of morality from infancy through adulthood
reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
self-concept
One's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity
egocentrism
Egocentrism is the inability to differentiate between self and other
social constructivism
Social constructivism maintains that human development is socially situated and knowledge is constructed through interaction with others
crowd
A crowd is a large group of people that are gathered or considered together
friendships
Friendship is a relationship of mutual affection between people
Interpersonal relationships
An interpersonal relationship is a strong, deep, or close association or acquaintance between two or more people that may range in duration from brief to enduring
larger social group
In the social sciences a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity
nativist theory
In the field of psychology, nativism is the view that certain skills or abilities are "native" or hard-wired into the brain at birth
bilingual education
Bilingual education involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in accordance with the program model
Carl Rogers
Carl Ransom Rogers was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach to psychology
industry
Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy
stagnation
Economic stagnation is a prolonged period of slow economic growth , usually accompanied by high unemployment
Morality
Morality is the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper

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