Middle late child social emotional devel

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Development in  Middle/Late Childhood Developmental Psychology Dr. Roberts University of South Carolina
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Erikson’s model of life span development
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Maturing Emotional Lives Children in middle childhood: Come to recognize simultaneous emotions. Develop self-conscious emotions. can explain emotions and think of others’ reactions Come to understand that people may not show their true feelings. understand cultural display rules
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Emotional/Social Development Erikson’s industry vs. inferiority stage important as children strive to develop a Older children can feel multiple emotions at once and are more likely to: connect emotional reactions with their concepts of themselves. use emotions to guide behavior. maintain feelings for longer periods of time.
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Fears and Worries All children fear death and danger. After 10, worry more about fitting into social environment. Report fewer fears with age. Girls express more fears at all ages. Most fears are short-lived, but some can develop into: anxiety disorders phobias (age 6-8)
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Emotional Intelligence Based on Daniel Goleman’s 1997 book EI best described by ability to: Accurately perceive and express feelings. Use emotional information to form thoughts and opinions. Understand causes and consequences of emotion. Manage emotions. Emotional intelligence helps children/people maintain friendship. avoid unnecessary risks. achieve relationship and job success.
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Learning about Themselves More complex thinking leads to three changes in children’s concept: 1. They pay more attention to abilities and personality traits. 2. They distinguish among various domains of competency, and self-descriptions become more differentiated. 3. Self-esteem, global evaluation of self, declines
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Raising Self-Esteem Achievement and success with peers leads to high self-esteem. Adults can promote:
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 420 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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