Lecture11--Soc_EmoDev6

Lecture11--Soc_EmoDev6 - 11/1/10 Change to Thursdays...

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11/1/10 1 CHAPTER 10: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Lecture 11: Social and Personality Development; Adolescence and Aging (p.421-439) Change to Thursday’s reading assignment Read ONLY pages 446-460 (Emotion) Will not be covering Motivation material Lecture outline Temperament Emotional development Moral development The influence of parents Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development Adolescent development Adulthood and aging Temperament What is temperament? An individual’s basic emotional style Appears early in development Largely genetic in origin Temperament types Easy infants
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11/1/10 2 Temperament types Difficult infants Temperament types Slow-to-warm infants Temperament types Behavioral inhibition Why does temperament matter? Bidirectional influence on development But NOT on attachment security Behavioral inhibition as a precursor for anxiety disorders Emotional development The development of emotion understanding In the first year of life: Can distinguish + vs. - affect Dislike if mom’s tone of voice doesn’t match facial expression Emergence of social referencing Emde et al., 1985
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3 The development of emotion understanding 2 and 3-year-olds: Learn desire contributes to emotion By age 7 grasp how mixed emotions can arise The development of emotion understanding Language is essential for emotion understanding More emotion talk=better emotion understanding Especially negative emotions The development of emotion regulation The ability to control, diminish or change own feelings Infants can turn away from unpleasant stimuli Around 4-5 years, learn more sophisticated strategies The use of others for emotion regulation Attachment figures Culturally specific display rules Emerge around age 3 Moral development Kohlberg’s theory of moral development Stagelike theory of moral development Interested in how children reason about ambiguous moral dilemmas
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