Social Cogition (perspective taking)

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Selman's theory corresponds with which other stage theory?
Piaget's stages of cognitive development
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What method did Selman use to test perspective taking?
Hypothetical dilemmas about the character of Holly
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Why does this theory have external validity?
Those with better perspective taking skills also had better social skills
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What did Burrack find?
Perspective taking ability of maltreated teens was 5 years behind others of their age
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What does this indicate?
Development is not genetic its affected by environment
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Give one issue with this theory
Nomothetic - doesn't consider individual differences
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What issue does this theory raise about development through the stages?
We don't know what drives us through the stages + therefore we cannot accelerate development
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