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Unformatted text preview: depression, drug abuse Regulation o Conscientiousness Culture and temperament Temperamental differences in newborns o Chinese American babies calmer, easier to console, quiet o Japanese infants less reactive during well-baby exams Different perceptions of infant temperament exist and may influence opportunities provided o Two East African societies: one keeps babies swaddled for a year, the other believes a child is capable of learning soon after birth Children with the same temperament have different behavioral and emotional outcomes Transaction model Goodness of fit o Development dependant upon degree of match between environment and situation in which they are raised Good or poor fit...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 13 taught by Professor Kibour during the Fall '08 term at GWU.
- Fall '08
- Developmental Psychology