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Elkind's Theory of Adolescent Egocentrism

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The time of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

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1. The inability to view things from others' point of view is called:

2. The belief that everyone is paying attention to you is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will display your understanding of David Elkind's Theory of Adolescent Egocentrism and its outlook on teenage behavior.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The stage of life between childhood and adulthood
  • The idea that everybody is paying attention to you
  • The thought that you are special and above rules
  • Who created the theory of egocentrism

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Elkind and his theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about other people's point of view
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about adolescant behavior in a different light

Additional Learning

To study more about Elkind's theory, review the lesson called Elkind's Theory of Adolescent Egocentrism. The lesson features the following objectives:

  • Details adolescence
  • Explains egocentrism
  • Covers invincibility
  • Explores personal fable
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