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1 Emotional Development I Lecture 9 Outline s Today… s Expressing emotions s Understanding emotions s Next time… s Regulating emotions s Individual differences in emotion and its regulation: Temperament s Attachment theory Expressing Emotions s What Are Emotions? s Subjective reactions s Have 3 components s Cognitive s Experienced as pleasant or unpleasant s Physiological s Bodily reactions s Behavioral s Facial expression s Parents think newborns express a wide range of emotions s These interpretations might be accurate… or not! Expressing Emotions in Infancy s Parents think newborns express a wide range of emotions s These interpretations might be accurate… or not! s Researchers created elaborate coding systems to objectively identify babies’ facial expressions Expressing Emotions in Infancy Coding Adult Facial Expressions s Ekman’s 6 basic (primary) emotions Anger, fear, disgust, surprise, joy, sadness s Distinct facial expression s Universal s Evolutionarily adaptive
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2 Babies’ Emotion Expressions s Positive Emotions s 1 st month: reflexive smile s 3-8 weeks: smile in reaction to external stimuli s 2-3months s Social smile s More likely to smile at people s Happy when they control events Expressing Emotions in Infancy s 7 months: smile at familiar people s Positive Emotions s 4 months: laughter in reaction to physical stimuli s By age 1: laughter is a response to either physical or psychological stimulation Expressing Emotions in Infancy
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 140 taught by Professor Lagatutta during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.

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