26 terms

Family Living Chapter 1 & 2

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self-identity
a sense of individuality
life span
your path from birth to death
gene
a unit of heredity
heredity
sum of the qualities that were passed from your ancestors through your parents to you
Punnett square
a grid to help determine what possible gene pairs may result from combining two genes
intelligence
your capacity for mental activity
carrier
one that can pass a disease to their children but never have it themself
environment
everything in your surroundings
sibling
brother or a sister
cultural heritage
learned behavior that is passed from generation to generation
resiliency
the body's ability to adjust to setbacks and make changes to survive
physical development
the growth of your body
puberty
the time when reproductive organs mature
intellectual development
the growth of the brain and the use of mental skills
emotional development
ability to experience and express emotions
concrete thinking
thoughts related to specifics objects that can be seen and touched
abstract thinking
thoughts of something you cannot see, touch, smell or hear
social development
the way you relate to others
socialization
the way you learn the behavior that society accepts
role
`way of acting to fulfill certain responsibilities
self-esteem
how you feel about yourself
temperament
an inborn pattern of responses
personality
sum of all your personal and behavioral trait
self-concept
a perception of ourself
exrovert
a person who is very outgoing
introvert
a person who is more withdrawn