Positive Peer Pressure: Definition, Facts & Examples

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What is peer pressure?

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1. What is Erik Erikson's psychosocial stage for people aged 12-18 called, and what is its primary component?

2. What is another name for positive peer pressure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz will measure your understanding of positive peer pressure. You'll answer questions about a Peabody Journal of Education study regarding substance abuse among teens and Erik Erikson's psychosocial stages. The quiz is short and mobile-friendly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • Definition of peer pressure
  • Why positive peer pressure works
  • Primary component of Erik Erikson's psychosocial stage for people aged 12-18
  • Another name for positive peer pressure
  • Positive influence on a teen's recovery from substance abuse based on the Peabody Journal of Education study

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about peer pressure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding another name for positive peer pressure
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about why positive peer pressure works in a different light

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the related lesson titled Positive Peer Pressure: Definition, Facts & Examples. You'll learn more about this topic, including the following:

  • Making better choices
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsored town hall meeting
  • 'Identity versus role confusion'
  • Reinforcing positive behavior
  • Study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
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