Emotional Development

Emotional Development - Emotional Development o Delayed...

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Emotional Development o Delayed gratification task o The ability to delay gratification predicts social, emotional, and academic competence years later What are emotions? o Emotions consist of several components The desire to take action To escape, approach, or change people pr things in the environment Physiological correlates Heart and breath rate, hormone levels Subjective feelings The thoughts that accompany feelings Theories on the emergence of emotions o The learning perspective Emotional expression varies depending on the rearing environment o The cognitive perspective Infants acquire mental representations or schemata and assimilate their experiences to these schemata o Discrete emotions theory Emotions are innate and related to bodily and facial reactions o The functionalists approach The basic function of emotions is to promote action toward achieveing a goal Emergence of emotions in infancy and childhood o Parent read their own emotions into those of their infant by coding and classifying
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