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560 3/31 31/03/2009 12:55:00 Emotional Development Emotions Physiological reactions— o change in heartbeat, palms sweaty, hormone levels Require cognition— o cognitive appraisals, the way the reason about or interpret the situation they’re in communicate internal states to others o quick and powerful way move us to action Foundations of relationships Components of Emotional Development Expression o Faces Darwin: “The expression of emotion in man and animals” (1872): innate facial expressions (Nativist theory) Ekman: cross cultural research- new guineau Adults agree on which faces – happiness, anger, sadness, and disgust (even if no word) Universal set of expressions o Nativist theory o Body Language
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Blind and sighted athletes Comparing body language for victory and defeat Universal expressions of pride and shame Nativist theory Recognition o Categorizaiton: 4-7 month olds habituated to slides of different women with same expression dishabituate to new expression suggesting they can tell the difference o Inter-modal matching by 7 months Angry and happy sountracks with films Look more at matching face Regulation o Infants: help from parents o Young babies: sucking Seek self-soothing behaviors
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course PSY 560 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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