Academic Papers on Child Psychology

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Personality

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper discussing Sigmund Freud's and B.F. Skinner's theories of personality. The issue is addressed as to how much biology, or heredity, plays a part in the development of personalities. The theorists defined are of the opinion that all, or nearly all, of the individual's personality is formed and created by outside influences. ...

10 pages in length. No matter what age, people must have access to professional counseling in order to address whatever emotional issues stand between them and a vibrant, healthful life. Moreover, they are fully entitled to complete privacy when it comes to telling others that they are seeking counseling, leaving it up to ...

4 pages worth of free response essays to questions from case stories (actual cases are no longer available) concerning parenting techniques and methods. Discussed are the impossible goals of 'perfect parenting,' permissive vs. authoritative styles, Freud's views on parental love & control, and more. No Bibliography.

5 pages. Autism in a child can many times be helped through communication training, using social stories and discrete trial training. In this paper all three methods are discussed as to the current trends in research and communication with children with autism. Outline is included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page discussion of the interrelationship of mode and situation in conversation. Uses examples from politics and the workplace to demonstrate that the mode of communication can vary considerably according to the situation. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 20 page paper answering questions related to parent-teacher communication when caring for young children in a formal daycare setting. Activities address honoring parents' requests; teaching tolerance for other nationalities and cultures; and negotiating for alteration of practices in order to accommodate some special requests. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 5 page overview of how the electronic media impacts our children. This paper focuses on the relationship between violent media content and violent electronic games and our children’s propensity to be violent. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about the early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, in sixteen month old infants. The author discusses diagnosis, and treatments as well as potential cultural difficulties. There are two sources for this paper.

A 6 page examination of attitudes and behavior, how they relate to identity formation and are influenced by factors such as parental influence and gender. Stresses how a child's persona, their identity, attitudes, and behavior are shaped during early childhood by parental and societal interaction and indeed by their own gender. Bibliography lists ...

This five-page-paper presents a look at the educational theories and learning theories that were applied to the movie Looking For Bobby Fisher. Bibliography lists one source.

This 11 page paper provides an overview of the connection between cognitive development and language development. Further, this paper also relates the issue of gendered interpretations as they apply to an understanding of language development. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Gender Socialization

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper discusses gender socialization and the way in which various factors contribute to the way in which we develop and decide what is and is not "suitable" for each gender. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 16 page examination of gender roles and how these roles are shaped during early childhood by parental and societal interaction. Includes an extensive bibliography with dozens of sources cited.

A 6 page paper. Are gender differences the result of biological factors, the effect of cultural socialization factors or an amalgamation of the two? This is a question that has been debated for years. This essay discusses how the infant learns gender roles through interaction and play with his or her parents. The writer ...

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the issue of bias in mathematics education, with a focus on the way in which Kohlberg's developmetal stages can be used to understand gender bias. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 10 page discussion of how parental incarceration impacts children. The author emphasizes that he degree to which a child will be affected by parental incarceration varies according to a number of factors, not the least of which is the child's developmental level, the specific relationship that existed between the child and the incarcerated ...

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of health in developing children. Signifiers related to psychosocial health are explored in depth. Bibliography lists 1 source.

PLAY THERAPY

  • 7 page paper

This 7 page paper reviews seven peer reviewed articles on Play Therapy. History, procedures, findings, applications, and predictions exampled. Quotes cited from texts. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Ego and His Own

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper discussing the book “The Ego and His Own : The Case of the Individual Against Authority” by Max Stirner. In this book the reader is provided with a great amount of information that is very interesting in relationship to the individual and their unique search for a level of contentment. Stirner places this ...

Today's Children

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper examines Dr. David Hamburg's Today's Children. Several subjects are explored including social programs, smaller classrooms in the schools and government funding issues. No additional sources cited.

7 pages in length. Antisocial behavior is considered one of the many consequences adolescents and adults harbor from childhood abuse/neglect, as are issues of intimate bonding and repeating the harmful behavior inflicted upon the child. It has been noted how an individual reaches a certain breaking point during intervention when he or she ...

This 4 page report discusses the ideas of Bruno Bettleheim’s 1976 “The Uses of Enchantment” and establishes a thematic connection between it and “Japanese Fairy Tales” edited by Philip Smith (1992). No additional sources.

This 4 page report discusses the ideas of Bruno Bettleheim’s 1976 “The Uses of Enchantment” and establishes a thematic connection between it and “Japanese Fairy Tales” edited by Philip Smith (1992). No additional sources.

This 5 page paper concerns the dilemma that therapists face in treating minors. The law is discussed but ethics and discretion in treatment are emphasized. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Developmental Delays

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page research paper offers a general overview of developmental delays. Topics include: incidence, etiology, identification, assessment, intervention and the laws mandating services for infants, toddlers and preschool children. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

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