Generalized Other: Definition & Example

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The concept of the generalized other was introduced by which philosopher?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT correct regarding Mead's stages of development?

2. In which of the following situations is a child more likely to experience the generalized other?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The generalized other is an important concept in social psychology, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. Some terms you'll be assessed on include the theories of George Mead and the stages of child development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The work of George Mead
  • Stages of child development
  • Generalized other

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of Mead
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the generalized other

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson Generalized Other: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand George Mead's theory
  • Learn the stages of child development
  • Know the meaning of generalized other
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