Peer Pressure Paper

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Significance of the Study: This paper presents an analysis on the impact of peer pressure as a prominent attribute among adolescence that may lead to potential risk factors and psychosocial problems so as to give recommendations or changes. This research is based on the study of psychology that is about how peer pressure can affect the decision making of the adolescents, preferences and choices, And mostly how can peer pressure could affect the student’s performance in both club and school activities.

Rationale:
Peer pressure as a prominent attribute among adolescence may lead to potential risk factors and psychosocial problems like inactiveness to club gatherings, misconduct and ultimately lost of interest on club activities. The idea of this paper is to have knowledge about the effects of peer pressure to the students and it’s impact to their academic
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In addition to that peer pressure can also lead teenagers to know things and do things that they’d never try before. The author also stated that peer pressure can influence the belief and behavior of others. Coon concludes the idea of having friends around can make a student more comfortable and it can be the cause why most of them try to pressure their peers to join them in the same club.

In his book “Adolescence”, the author states that influential theorists named Jean Pigget and Harry Stacks who stressed that through a disagreement teenagers learn and explore fairness and justice. In addition to that they have their own perspective when they put their selves onto ongoing activities of friends. The author also states that friends can serve as models and social support. Santrack concludes the idea of having a peer with the students in the club help them with the development of one individual and their
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