Secondary socialization is what occurs when someone leaves their circle of initial socialization, like their family, home and church, and become a part of a larger circle of people that require new rules and types of int... More »

Primary socialization, also called initial socialization, is when a child learns to interact, behave and talk in society through family members. Secondary socialization occurs during the school years and adolescent years... More »

Family members are the primary and most important agents of socialization. Secondary agents of socialization include learning institutions, the church, mass media, peer groups and the workplace. Socialization is the proc... More »

Character consists of a person's mental and moral dispositions, manifested by his interaction with his environment and with other people. Character is the result of deeply held convictions, many of which form during chil... More »

Research shows that most people who enter psychotherapy benefit from the interaction. The success level of therapy depends on the patients willingness to change, have an open mind and be proactive in their care. More »

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Personal interests are activities someone enjoys outside of work, such as playing sports, spending time with family, watching movies and reading. It's common for an interviewer to ask a candidate about his personal inter... More »

Anticipatory socialization refers to someone adopting the standards, values and social norms of a group they are not a part of to gain acceptance. Robert K. Merton, a sociologist, defined this phenomenon in 1949. More »