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Adolescence

The period of life from about age 13 to the early twenties, during which a young person is no longer physically a child but is not yet an independent, self-supporting adult

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Attachment

The emotional bond between an infant and the primary caregiver

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Authoritarian Parenting

Style of parenting in which parent is rigid and overly strict, showing little warmth to the child

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Authoritative Parenting

Style of parenting in which parents combine warmth and affection with firm limits on a child’s behavior

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Critical Periods

Times during which certain environmental influences can have an impact on the development of the infant

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Egocentrism

The inability to see the world through anyone else’s eyes

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Gender

The behavior associated with being male or female

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Gender Identity

The individual’s sense of being male or female

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Integrity

Sense of wholeness that comes from having lived a full life and the ability to let go of regrets

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Nature

The influence of our inherited characteristics on our personality, physical growth, intellectual growth, and social interactions

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Nurture

The influence of the environment on personality, physical growth, intellectual growth, and social interactions

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Permissive Parenting

Style of parenting in which parent makes few, if any, demands on a child’s behavior

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Puberty

The physical changes that occur in the body as sexual development reaches its peak

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Scheme (Plural Schemas

In this case, a mental concept formed through experiences with objects and events

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Temperament

The behavioral characteristics that are fairly well established at birth, such as easy, difficult, and slow to warm up; the enduring characteristics with which each person is born