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Sociology Final Review
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The physical maturing that makes an individual capable of sexual reproduction.
Learning the rights, obligations, and expectations of a role in preparation for assuming that role in the future.
Concluded dating had a lot to do with mate selection.
Reflects the importance of STATUS ATTAINMENT in spouse selection.
What don't most teenagers know about AIDS?
Studies show teens generally are not generally aware of the dangers of AIDS.
Why are the beginning and end dates for adolescence sometimes blurred?
Adolescence occurs at different times for different people.
What are 3 factors that have helped distinguish adolescence as a life stage in the United States?
Education, Labor force, Juvenile-Justice System
Describe different pressures on adolescence.
What is the difference between courtship and dating?
The purpose of a courtship is to get married.
Describe some characteristic of contemporary dating patterns..
No set stages, flexible
Identify 6 negative consequences that are more likely for teenage than adult pregnancies.
1. Babies weigh less
2. Less likely to finish school
3. Lower incomes
4. Children are likely to have trouble learning
5. Children of teen parents are at risk of becoming pregnant
6. Teenage mothers face emotional distress
Describe 3 key factors associated with teenage drug use.
List 7 factors that contribute to the teen suicide rate.
1. Alcohol and drug use
2. Triggering events
5. Population density
7. Cluster effect
The sum of total behaviors, attitudes, beliefs, and values that are characteristic of an individual.
The nurture point of view holds that behavior and personality are the result of..
Social environment and learning
Most scientist believe that the factors that have the most influence on personality are..
One way that heredity shapes personality is by..
Setting limits on what is possible.
Sociological studies of feral children point to the conclusion that our personality and even our humanity comes from our..
The cases of Anna, Isabelle, Genie, and the institutionalized infants show that social and psychological development requires..
Wild or untamed children
Explain the nature vs nurture controversy..
Genetics vs enviornment
Of the children who survived, fewer than ______% could walk by themselves, dress themselves, or use a spoon. Only 1 child could speak in complete sentences.
The interactive process by which we develop an image of ourselves based on how we imagine we appear to others.
Explain the Tabula Rusa
Without clean slate
List the 5 agents of socialization..
2. Peer group
4. Mass Media
The interactive process through which individuals learn the basic skills, values, beliefs, and behavior patterns of society is called..
John Locke believed each of us is born without a _______
According to Cooley, children develop a sense of self through interactions with their ________
Mead referred to the internalized attitudes, expectations, and viewpoints of society as the ______________
The unsocialized, spontaneous, self-interest component of personality and identity.
The socialized self
The most important agent of socialization is ______
A mother instructing her child on the importance of telling the truth is an example of _________________ socialization.
No face to face interaction
Involves a break with past experiences and the learning of new values and norms.
Children living in institution show signs of ________.
Looking glass 3 step process..
1. How we imagine we appear to others.
2. Based on their reactions to us
3. Perceptions of how others judge us to develop feelings about ourselves.
Significant others are ______.
Specific people.. ( mom, dad, sister, etc)
Unintended socialization is ______.
When parents are telling a child one things and doing another.
Genetic characteristics from parent to child.
Unchanging biologically inherited behavior pattern.
Pavlov thought ___________.
Instinctual behavior could be taught.
Watson thought ________.
He could train infants to be whatever.
Systematic study of the biological basis of all social behavior.
Capacity to learn a new skill or acquire a particular body of knowledge.
Period between the normal onset of puberty and the beginning of adulthood.
Meeting of people as a romantic engagement
Studied dating patterns.
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