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5 Matching questions

  1. contributions to family dynamics
  2. children of authoritative parents are:
  3. sociocultural context matter: african american adolescents
  4. Sibling relationship: positive side (NOT ON STUDY GUIDE)
  5. Baumrind(1973) 4 parenting styles:
  1. a competent(social and acedemic). self-assured, self-reliant. popular with peers. exhibit control over their behavior. low in antisocial behavior and drug use
  2. b siblings as attachment figures. siblings as models and tutors. Siblings interactions facilitate social-cognitive development
  3. c authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, rejecting/neglecting
  4. d behavior(direct and indirect effects), availability of social support, development of children
  5. e authoritarian parenting does not equal negative effects; lower levels of deviant behavior. higher academic competence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. impulsive. lack self-control. low in school achievement. more likely to have trouble in school. more likely to use drugs
  2. day care for many hours a day and many different caregivers related to more problem behaviors. Risk of problem behavior increases with # of hours spent, especially in center care
  3. can be better than home for impoverished children but, only to the degree that care is HIGH QUALITY
  4. talk more to kids, better communication between parent and child.
  5. adequate supervision matter, however long hours can have negative impact on infants' cognitive development if mom returns to work before baby is 9 months old

5 True/False questions

  1. Contact with non-custodial fathers (NOT ON STUDY GUIDE)child's age--younger more easily accept stepparent. supportive stepparenting has positive impact. Girls have more trouble with stepparent than boys. Adjustment better when custodial parent is authoritative and when stepparent is warm and involved. Custodial parent's attitude towards stepparent


  2. Permissive(high demandingness, high responsiveness) demanding, but warm and responsive. set clear standards and limits,monitor behavior, firm enforcement of important limits


  3. stepmothers (NOT ON STUDY GUIDE)feel less close to stepchildren. tend to be polite at first(not disciplining or monitoring), but become distant and disengaged with time.more conflict between children and stepfather(bidirectional causes). Kids with stepfathers more prone to depression


  4. family dynamics on parenthoodlife's golden age is when the kids are too old to need babysitters and too young to borrow the family car. THe best way to keep kids at home is to give it a loving atmosphere- and hide the keys to the car. Oh, to be only half as wonderful as my child thought I was when he was small, and half as stupid as my teenager now things I am. Avenge yourself- live long enough to be a problem to your children


  5. Children of rejecting/neglecting parentsdisturbed attachment as infants. poor peer relationships in childhood. in adolescence, exhibit: antisocial behavior, poor self regulation, internalizing problems(e.g., depressing,withdrawal), more likely to use drugs, engage in sex, low academic and social competence


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