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The process by which certain animals form attachments during a critical period very early in life.
strange situation procedure
procedure used to assess infant attachment style used to provide an environment that would arouse in the infant both the motivation to explore and the urge to seek security
kohlberg's first level of moral development, in which morality is based on rewards, punishment, and the exchange of favors
kohlberg's second level of moral development, in which moral judgments are based on compliance with the rules and values of society
kohlberg's highest level of moral development, in which individuals develop personal standards for right and wrong, and they define morality in terms of abstract principles and values that apply to all situations and societies
the eight developmental stages, each involving a crisis that must be successfully resolved, that individuals pass through in Erikson's theory of psychosocial development
a period of inner conflict during which adolescents worry intensely about who they are
biological maleness and femaleness, including chromosomal sex. Also, activities related to sexual behaviors, such as masturbation and intercourse
type of gender-role identification that characterizes people who possess high levels of both masculine and feminine traits
cultures in which the needs and goals of the individual are emphasized over the needs and goals of the group
cultures in which the needs and goals of the group are emphasized over the needs and goals of the individual
personality-job fit theory
assumes that examining a person's personality will give insight into their adaptability in an organization
successful aging is characterized by mutual withdrawal between the elderly and society
a natural decline in social contact as older adults become more selective with their time
the branch of science that studies death (especially its social and psychological aspects)
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