The sum total of behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, and values that are characteristic of an individual.
A capacity to learn a particular skill or acquire a particular body of knowledge.
The interactive process by which we develop an image of ourselves based on how we imagine we appear to others.
A primary group composed of individuals of roughly equal age and similar social characteristics.
The tendency of individuals to marry people who have social characteristics similar to their own.
Someone who fosters an individual's development by believing in the person sharing the person's dreams and helping the person acheive those dreams.
The scientific study of the processes and phenomena of aging.