Psy 312 Chapter 3

  1. Early-maturing boys as adolescents
    Self-confident, high in self-esteem, likely to be chosen as leaders (but leadership tendencies more likely in low-SES boys than in middle-class boys), more likely to socialize with older peers and engage in substance abuse and delinquent behavior
  2. Early-maturing boys as adults
    Self-confident, responsible, cooperative, sociable; but also more rigid, moralistic, humorless, and conforming
  3. Late-maturing boys as adolescents
    Energetic, bouncy, given to attention-getting behavior, having poor body image, low in self-esteem, aspiring lower for educational achievement, not popular
  4. Late-maturing boys as adults
    Impulsive and assertive; but also insightful, perceptive, creatively playful, able to cope with new situations
  5. Early-maturing girls as adolescents
    More likely to date older boys, lower in self-esteem, lacking in poise (but middle-class girls more confident than those from low-SES groups) more likely to date, smoke, and drink earlier, more likely to develop eating disorders and depression
  6. Early-maturing girls as adults
    Self-possessed, self-directed, able to cope, emotionally stable, having a wide range of interests
  7. Late-maturing girls as adolescents
    Confident, outgoing, assured, popular, likely to be chosen as leaders
  8. Late-maturing girls as adults
    Likely to experience difficulty adapting to stress, less agreeable, more likely to exhibit fluctuating moods
  9. Most significant changes to HS political thinking
    1. increase in ability to deal with abstractions as freedom of speech, equal justice under law, and concept of community; 2. decline in authoritarian views; 3. increase in ability to imagine the consequences of current actions; 4. increase in political knowledge
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Psy 312 Chapter 3
Ed Psych exam 1