Socialization and Social Isolation: Definition & Case Studies


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The process by which we learn the attitudes, values, etc. that are important for interaction with others is called _____.

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1. Which of the following statements regarding socialization is correct?

2. What can be learned from the famous case study of Anna, the girl who lived in social isolation for the first five years of her life, as well as from similar studies?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how to acquire our own human nature, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of socialization and social isolation. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what socialization involves as well as knowing the characteristics of socialization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Process of learning attitudes that are essential for interacting with others
  • Characteristics of socialization
  • What the case study of Anna indicates
  • Supported view of most sociologists
  • Who conducted his famous experiment with baby monkeys

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what the case study of Anna indicates and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related socialization lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who conducted his famous experiment with baby monkeys

Additional Learning

To learn more about why we really need others growing up, review the corresponding lesson on Socialization and Social Isolation: Definition & Case Studies. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the nature versus nurture argument
  • Identify how nurture relates to socialization
  • Describe the importance of proper socialization to our well-being
  • Explain the disastrous effects of social isolation
  • Know the tragic but important case studies shedding light on our social development