Ageism is arguably more widespread than many other –isms that affect American life and popular culture in the early 21st century. To explore to what extent your own beliefs among older people have a negative bias, take the Facts on Aging Quiz, which is available in Course Resources. What did you learn about how you regard older adults from taking this quiz? Which beliefs that you brought into this course have changed as a result of what you have been learning these past few days?
In your discussion as a group, consider ways of reducing ageism through our own individual actions, as well as through larger societal and cultural changes.
he implications of Bowlby’s theory are that he suggested that the mother should be the constant carer therefore implying that the mother should not go out to work as she should be at home looking after the children and keeping this consistent bond (simplypsychology, ND.) Social The key element of social development is socialisation, how individuals develop social abilities by building relationships and how they form friendships. For a child they will develop same sex relationships known as vertical relationships, and they will form friendships by playing with other children. Social development looks into our moral development, groups and peer group influences. Theorist Erik Erikson developed the psychosocial theory. Erikson had eight development stages, but the one that applies to a child of aged three to five is initiative vs guilt, this is where children start to understand purpose and the meaning of different things (currentnursing, ND.) During the initiative vs guilt stage, conscience and imagination develops, children begin to understand what people expect of them whether it be at home or at school. Children can begin to assert some kind of power and control through direction of play which can include fantasies. (childdevelopmentchart, 2013.) The best way to in cooperate Erikson’s psychosocial theory would be with indoor activities. At a certain time of day at a nursery, children could have the chance to have a play time indoors where there are sandpits, a play kitchen and a play house. The children would be in groups and they would rotate so that they could have the chance to play with each thing. This would give the children a chance to interact with each other and use their imagination to >GET ANSWER