1First Three YearsFoundations of Psychosocial Development•Emotions•Temperament•Early experiences with parentsWhen do emotions develop?Soon after birthThese emotions are called basic emotions.Basic emotionsare those that can be directly inferredfrom facial expressions, such as happiness, interest,surprise, fear, anger, sadness, and disgust.Earliest faint smile – soon after birth (as a result of central nervous system activity)At about 1 month (btw. 6 and 10 weeks) – social smile with cooingLaughter appears around 2 to 4 months, reflecting fasterprocessing of information than smiling. This reflectscognitive development, by knowing what to expect.
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