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This chapter helps students review the concepts in a social relationship development unit of a standard human growth and development course. Topics covered include:
- Bowlby and Ainsworth's attachment theories
- The four stages of parent-infant attachment
- Types of attachment styles
- Family system theory
- The impact of parenting styles on learning
- The family cycle and adult development
- The impact of abuse and neglect on child development
- Theories of aging and death
- Kubler-Ross's five stages of dying
- Patterns of bereavement and stages of grief
1. Attachment Theory: Definition & Criticism of Bowlby & Ainsworth's Theories
Relationships are built between two people. These meaningful bonds are critical for human development, and the most important type of relationship is that between child and parent or caregiver. This lesson will discuss attachment theory and the role of attachment on human growth and development.
2. The Strange Situation Test: Ainsworth's Attachment Theory for Infants
The attachment and bonds infants develop early in life play a critical role in their interactions with others as they grow. This lesson will introduce the Strange Situation experiment conducted by Mary Ainsworth and discuss the four infant attachment types identified through the experiment.
3. Infant Attachment Theory: 4 Stages of Parent-Infant Attachment
Relationships with others play a large role in our lives. These relationships start from birth and continue to develop through adulthood. This lesson will describe the stages of parent-infant attachment, define types of attachment anxiety experienced by infants and discuss the debate over which forms stronger attachments: food or comfort.
4. Attachment Styles: Positive/Negative, Fearful, Secure & More
Attachment and relationships between two people are established at birth and continue through adulthood. The attachment between two adults is no less important than the attachment between a parent and infant. This lesson will explore the attachment styles of adults and similarities between infant-parent attachment styles.
5. Family System Theory: Definition and Changes Over Time
The term 'family' can have different definitions, such as a family of a mother, father, and children, or family units that consist of extended family members and friends. This lesson will define the family systems theory and explore various types of families, models of influence, and changing family trends.
6. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners
When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.
7. The Family Cycle & Adult Development: Marriage, Parenthood & the Empty Nest
Once a person enters adulthood, the common belief is that development is nearly complete. However, marriage and children have a great impact on adult development. This lesson will describe developmental changes adults encounter as they marry, become parents, and become grandparents.
8. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development
A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.
9. Theories of Aging and Death: Programmed Theories vs. Damage Theories
We all grow old, and we all die. Let's explore the possible forces that are at work in this process. Is it predetermined how fast we will age and when we will die, or is it dependent on the amount of damage our cells are exposed to?
10. What Are the Stages of Dying? - Overview of Kubler-Ross's 5 Stages
Death, dying and the emotional responses one feels toward these topics are particularly challenging issues to address. Psychiatrist Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross proposed stages of emotional responses to death and dying. This lesson will present those five stages and also discuss common criticisms of Kubler-Ross's theory.
11. Grief and Bereavement: Patterns of Bereavement & Stages of Grief
Death is a term most are familiar with, but the underlying emotions and processes that accompany death are not. This lesson will define and detail the stages of grief and bereavement. In addition, this lesson will differentiate between the grief process of children and adults.
12. Social Interactions: Definition & Types
Social interactions are the processes by which we act and react to those around us. Let's examine the different types of social interactions and test your knowledge with a quiz.
13. What Is Social Health? - Definition & Examples
At first glance, social health may be challenging to identify and address, but there are many benefits that come from strengthening your relationships with others. Let's learn more about how to develop and maintain relationships and how social health can be just as important as physical health.
14. Ethological Theory: Definition & Explanation
This lesson will give an explanation of ethological theory - noting the history, founding contributors, and distinguishing characteristics of this evolutionary approach in understanding newborns and their ability to attach and ultimately survive.
15. Out-Group Theory: Definition & Bias
At some point, there will always pop up an 'us versus them' scenario in life. Whether it be related to simple team sports or countries at war, this phenomenon is part of human nature. This lesson will tell you more about how people view 'them' and how rival groups may be more alike than we may think.
16. Primary Groups in Society: Examples & Overview
Examine some examples of primary groups in sociology. Gain knowledge about the definition and purpose of such groups, and explore the underlying characteristics that help them function.
17. Secondary Groups in Sociology: Examples & Overview
Explore examples of secondary groups in sociology. Learn about the definition and purpose of such groups and examine the underlying characteristics that help them function.
18. Social Influence in Psychology: Theories, Definition & Examples
This lesson offers you an overview of the various ways our beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors are influenced by other people. These other people may include family members, salesmen, advertisers, public relations experts, or even media celebrities like Big Bird.
19. Power Struggles in Relationships
This lesson discusses how couples tend to have power struggles in their relationships as the initial stage of the relationship ends. The dynamics of a power struggle are discussed along with how they can be used as both a positive and negative force and can be resolved.
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