Essays Tagged: "Peer group"

Describes the developmental behavior of adolescents.

types adolescents are still strongly influenced by older role models.There is a new focus on social peer interaction during adolescence, with increase sexual curiosity and desire. The first and closes ... x but by late adolescents romantic and opposite sex friendships begin to develop. These formulative peer groups become a strong source of information and encouragement for the adolescent, influencing ...

(2 pages) 180 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Parents exert the most significant influence on children's views of gender roles

p as punishment for behavior deemed "unmanly". Young men are permitted to direct their anger toward peers, younger siblings and females in their family. Women, however, are prevented from acting out a ... al employment is natural and rewarding may apply this knowledge in combating stereotypes and abuses.Peers most influence children's and adolescents' decision of whether or not to use drugsPeers' influ ...

(5 pages) 165 1 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What factors influence the propensity of young people to commit crime?

it is necessary to look at a number of possible explanations such as family life, the influence of peers, intelligence and attainment and drug misuse. It is important to establish the value of these ... liable factor in occupational prestige and therefore is not as significant as other reasons such as peer influences.Youth culture has often been blamed for an increase in delinquency since the middle ...

(7 pages) 157 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Fat Bottom Kids Make the Rockin' World Go 'Round

selves at risk for many health problems, but are also increasing the chance of rejection from their peer group. The time has come for parents, schools, and the media to realize just how serious our ch ... levels, orthopedic problems, sleeping habits, as well as having low self-esteem, and problems with peer relationships. (Spake, 2004). All of these are symptoms that can carry over into their adult li ...

(5 pages) 74 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The effects of mainstream school education upon a student with a disability or a special school education strengths and weaknesses.

chools :Stigmatizing the child with a disability isolating them from being around normal developing peers unable then to pick up or imitate normal behaviours isolates family and friends from thier com ... on and stigma for families and children with disabilities the child attends the same school as thie peers, sisters, and brothers not seen as different generating self worth higher self esteem a sense ...

(2 pages) 131 1 3.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Adolescent Peer Pressure

ect of much study and research to determine why adolescents are vulnerable to the phenomenon called peer pressure. The disturbing number of incidents of teenage drug use, teenage pregnancy and teenage ... nts' behaviour lay. In other words, family and school can sometimes cause adolescents to give in to peer pressure because of an overemphasis on the importance of social adjustment, a lack of interest ...

(5 pages) 90 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Formal Specification, Verification, and Automatic Test Generation of ATM Routing Protocol: PNNI

status of NNIs; the Database Synchronization protocol for maintenance of routing databases; and the Peer Group Leader Election protocol for operations of hierarchical routing. Each of the PNNI sub-pro ... NI in a multiple node network. Since it is a hierarchical protocol, we can group the nodes into two peer groups. Each peer group then behaves like a single node. These two connected peer groups behave ...

(21 pages) 54 1 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence

The Effects of Alcohol on College Students

Adolescence is also a time of trying new experiences and activities that emphasize socializing with peers, and conforming to peer-group standards (NIAAA)." Socially, drinking is the norm and is widely ... . If a student chooses not to drink, he or she might feel like an outcast. There can be very strong peer pressure which may trigger a student to try drinking.Physically, alcohol has a number of negati ...

(3 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Concise study notes on types of motivation in language learning; characteristics of motivated learners and ways of increasing motivation

tivation:- desire of students to please an authority, their wish to succeed in an external exam, or peer-group influences (these CANNOT be influenced by the teacher)- success and its rewards; failure ...

(2 pages) 105 2 2.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Describe and Discuss Psychological research relating to development in Peer Relationships.

with other children increases. The proportion of social activities that occurs in interaction with peers (as opposed to other contacts) continues to increase throughout childhood. By age 11, 50% of t ... es to increase throughout childhood. By age 11, 50% of the individual's social activity occurs with peers (Hartup, 1983). By adolescence, time spent interacting with peers exceeds time spent interacti ...

(6 pages) 58 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Emotionally Disturbed Child: The major purpose of this paper is to present the emotionally disturbed child as a learning problem which parents and teachers can do something about.

n adjustment problem arises when the child interacts with significant people in the home, school or peer group setting. The normal child, in general, makes satisfactory adjustments to conflicting situ ... nce or tardiness for which no physiological of other sound reason can be found.8. Relates poorly to peers in cooperative situations.9. Shows withdrawal characteristics such as excessive timidity or qu ...

(9 pages) 94 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Parents Options On Controlling The Adolescents Pee

ife you will run into problems. The problem that almost all adolescents will face is the problem of peer pressure. This is "when a child does something he or she does not want to do as a result of bei ... his is "when a child does something he or she does not want to do as a result of being pressured by peers."(Rimm, Intranet) Peer pressure is a part of almost all children's lives. Some children will b ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Behavior Managments Strategies in Early Childhood A Case Study

ceptable ways of interacting with others. As much of this learning occurs within the context of the peer group, positive peer interactions make a substantial contribution to children's social and emot ... h wanting something that he cannot have which in turn will increase the way Martin is viewed by his peers (Lillard & Curenton 1999).Outlined below is an example of how using puppets to role play w ...

(9 pages) 43 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Assessment Styles in Education

ssessment usually assesses overall achievement and compares a test takers performance to a group of peers in order to determine strengths and weaknesses (Briggs, 1998). The tests are usually standardi ... t site to test site. This test provides who a particular test taker performs in comparison to their peers - (other in the same age, grade, gender group, etc) and it allows the administrator of the exa ...

(5 pages) 154 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Marketing Plan for a Gaming Company entering a new market

target both Psychological needs (entertainment value) and Social needs (sense of belonging within a peer group, using the online forum).Segment Trends : The current trends include more women and older ... ducts.LifestyleDependent on parents OR WORKING WITH no major responsibilities, highly influenced by peer groups, active life, importance of school, work and social life.BehavioralSegmentationBenefits ...

(8 pages) 81 1 3.5 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


blame on more environmental sources. These might include, but are not limited to, education level, peer group, and socio-economic factors. The American Medical Association identifies genetic, environ ... ditions (8). All of these contribute to obesity. Some attitudes might foster an acceptance within a peer group or family for obesity. Causal behaviors for obesity include overeating and lack of activi ...

(11 pages) 70 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Socialization is a Lifelong Experience

t of a person. The groups that are recognized as agents of socialization are the family, education, peer groups, the mass media, and the work place in which all are discussed together. In Essentials o ... e authority of the family is strongest during infancy and toddler years. After that the media, then peers, and finally school confronts its limited access to the child. By later youth the family's con ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Case Study: Employee Retention

ards. Another factor is "constituent attachments, in the form of effective supervision and positive peer group relations," (Hausknecht et tal, 2009, p. 3). Other incentives to retaining employees are ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


past three to four years. Some key financial ratios of the bank will be included and compared with peer group companies in this report. U.S. Bancorp has recovered from economic recession quickly, mai ... covered from economic recession quickly, maintained a good performance compared to the banks in the peer group. We believe that U.S. Bancorp will keep expanding and growing in the future.Introduction: ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors