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changing ones understanding of the world to accomodate ideas that conflic with existing concepts
Goes back and forth between seeking and shunning the mothers attention. Mothers are insensitive and less invovled
Children shun their mothers, who are suspected of being intrusive and overstimulating
Studies how thinking skills develop over time. The major theory of cognitive development is that of Piaget
an awarness that physical quantities remain the same even when they change shape or appearance
2nd stage in Kohlberg's theory, emphasizing conformity to rules that are defined by others approval or societys rules
intense, irregular, withdrawing, style that is generally marked by negative moods
a very regular, adaptable, midly intense style of behavior that is positive and responsive
goodness of fit
interaction of a child's temperament with that of the parents. a key to the development of personality
great divide theory
Theory that suggests that the thought of westerners is superior to that of people who live in primitive societies
3rd stage in Kohlbergs theory emphasizing moral reasoning on the basis of individual principles and conscience
1st stage in Kohlbergs theory emphasizing compliance with rules to avoid punishment and gain rewards
type of temperament in which infants need time to make transitions activity and experiences. Withdrawn intially, given time they will adapt and react positively
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