Secondary Emotional Development

Secondary Emotional Development - Secondary Emotional...

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Secondary Emotional Development More complex Differentiating between pride and shame linked to: o Task performance o Personal reactions o Responses from others o Perceived task difficulty Guilt: dependent on understanding of personal responsibility for the outcome of a situation, which emerges in middle- childhood Jealousy: social emotion occurring among established social relationships. Can occur as early as age 1 o Expressed differently across development: younger children display distress; older children display sadness and anger Decoding Emotional Expressions During first 6-8 weeks – little attention paid to facial expressions due to limited visual precision o Able to decode vocal expressions earlier than facial expressions. Can discriminate between happy and sad vocal expressions at 5 months o By 4-6 months – recognize positive emotions more frequently than negative emotions o At 3.5 mo – better able to recognize mom’s emotions vs. emotions of father or stranger
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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.

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