Emotional Development_lecture outline

Emotional Development_lecture outline - Emotional...

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Emotional Development Measuring Emotions How do we objectively measure an emotion? Facial expression. Physiology. Can measure facial expressions Objectively. In adults more so than children. Basic Emotions Directly inferred from facial expressions o Joy/Happiness o Anger – eyebrows down, concentration o Sadness – triangle, pout o Fear o Interest – eyebrows raised o Disgust Most research attention o Happiness o Anger o Sadness o Fear Happiness Endogenous smiles (prompted by something internal) Exogenous smiles (external) Social smile (after seeing a human face – 6 to 10 weeks Laughter – 3 to 4 months Anger Do not see anger before 2 months (it’s more like distress before that) Angry expressions intensify between 4 to 6 months Anger is adaptive – defend themselves, overcome obstacles Sadness Response to pain, removal of an object, and brief separation Common when parent-child interaction is seriously disrupted Expressions of sadness are usually less frequent than anger
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course CDE 430 taught by Professor Alysonshapiro during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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