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Elements of Interpersonal Relationships - Chapter Summary
Watch our expert instructors in this series of short, engaging lesson videos to improve your knowledge about interpersonal relationships, how they form, how to maintain them and factors affecting them. Also review some of the common issues faced by school-aged children including the effects of peer pressure. Watch these lessons to prepare for questions that may be used to assess your understanding of:
- Characteristics, development and maintenance of successful relationships
- Cross-cultural characteristics of love relationships
- Impact of group associations on behavior and interpersonal relationships
- Importance of trust in a healthy relationship
- Group dynamics and decision making
- Impact of group norms on individual behavior
- Different types of peer pressure
- Issues commonly faced by school-aged children
These video lesson are mobile device compatible so you may watch them whenever you have access to an internet-ready mobile device. Reinforce your retention of the information by reading the lesson transcripts that are coupled with the videos. Then take the lesson quizzes to discover topics you don't fully understand; improve your understanding by utilizing the video tags to return to and review just those specific parts of the lessons.
1. Successful Relationships: Characteristics, Development & Maintenance
Be it work, friends, or family, making a relationship work is hard. Creating a solid relationship isn't much easier. This lesson will point out the characteristics of solid relationships and some advice for developing and maintaining them.
2. Love Relationships: Their Characteristics & How They Develop
Here we look at the development of love. What does it mean to be in a loving relationship? What are the steps that occur in every individual in entering one?
3. Social & Cognitive Development: Impact on Interpersonal Relationships
How does association with a group of people impact behavior and learning? Are friendships relevant to understanding the behavior of students in a classroom? This lesson discusses social development by exploring interpersonal relationship functions and types.
4. The Elements of Trust & Their Significance to Relationships
Do you trust someone with your life? Do you trust that same person with your bank account number? Trust is a difficult word to define as you will learn in this lesson. That's because it involves a lot of key elements that share a very intricate relationship.
5. Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences
Do individuals behave differently in groups than they would on their own? How do group dynamics affect our decision-making skills? You'll learn about the benefits and potential pitfalls than can come from belonging to a group.
6. How Types of Group Norms Influence Individual Behavior
Groups, though made up of individuals, have their own sets of norms. These sets develop as the group grows and interacts and can change a person's behavior that might be new to the group. Here we review types of norms present in groups and their potential impact on an individual's behavior.
7. What is Peer Pressure? - Definition & Explanation
In this lesson, you'll learn who your peers are and how they can pressure you into actions that you wouldn't normally do -- peer pressure. We'll cover types of peer pressure and who is most likely to experience it.
8. Common Issues with Elementary School Children
While childhood is meant to be a happy time, there are many children for whom it is a time of emotional difficulty. This lesson looks into some challenges that are common to elementary-aged children.
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