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Unformatted text preview: Ch 6: Emotional & Social Development Eriksons personality theories Basic trust vs. mistrust balance of care is sympathetic and loving (1 st year) Autonomy vs. shame/doubt parents provide young children with suitable guidance and reasonable choices (2 nd year) Emotions Emotions play important roles in social relationships, exploration of the environment, and discovery of the self Infants construct emotional expressions that closely resemble those of adults Happiness Smiles & laughter Achieve new skills, affection Social smile the parents communication evokes a grin (6-10 wks) Laughter 3-4 mo Anger & sadness Hunger, pain, body temperature Object is taken away, caregiver leaves, put down for a nap Anger > sadness 2 nd half of first year Fear 2 nd half of first year stranger anxiety Social referencing actively seeking emotional information from a trusted person in an uncertain situation Self-conscious emotions guilt, shame, embarrassment, envy, pride Emotional self-regulation strategies we use to adjust our emotional state to a comfortable level...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.
- Fall '08
- Developmental Psychology