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Emotional Development
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Emotional Intelligence A set of abilities that contribute to competent social functioning: Being able to motivate oneself and persist in the face of frustration Control impulses and delay gratification Identify and understand one’s own and others’ feelings Regulate one’s moods Regulate the expression of emotion in social interactions Empathize with others’ emotions
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Emotional Intelligence A better predictor than IQ of how well people will do in life, especially in their social lives In research by Walter Mischel, preschoolers’ abilities to delay gratification were found to predict: higher SAT scores higher educational level higher self-esteem better coping skills less likely to have drug use
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Overview The Development of Emotions in Childhood Regulation of Emotion Individual Differences in Emotion and its Regulation Children’s Emotional Development in the Family Culture and Children’s Emotional Development Children’s Understanding of Emotion
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Emotion Characterized by a motivational force or action tendency and by changes in physiology, subjective feelings, and overt behavior Psychologists often do not agree on the relative importance of its key components basic nature of emotions whether they are innate or partly learned when and in what form different emotions emerge during infancy
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Perspectives Research supports both perspectives to some degree, and no one theory has emerged as definitive. Research supports both perspectives to some degree,
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