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11/5/10 Dev. Psych Temperment Thomas & Chess’ study of tempermant showed tempermant exists- observational ; used 9 tempermental dimensions overtime divided into 3 categories: easy, difficult, slow-to-warm-up - Easy: adjust easily, generally cheerful, easy to calm, easy to establish daily routine 40% - Difficult: slow to adjust, frequently react negatively, irregular daily routines 10% - Slow-to-warm-up: somewhat difficult at first, but become easier over time 15% - 1/3 could not be easily classified Conclusions (social development theories) genes also important - species level (aspects of social behavior possible selected for over long- term as species evolved)
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Unformatted text preview: -individual level: personality traits inherited from mom and dad Emotion Ex. Dead face – mobius syndrome paul eckman researcher Emotion so much a part of our daily world that its absence is deeply disturbing Used to gauge behavior, make decision, influence others Developmental questions: Where does our reliance on/ interpretation of emotion come from? How do children’s emotions change as they get older-where do emotional expressions come from?-Smile = happy, frown = sad, blushing = embarrassed o Possibility 1: they’re innate, like dogs wagging their tails-Baby knows its risky with the visual cliff, when mom smiled he goes, when she frowns he does not-...
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