Unformatted text preview: negative), cry more when frustrated and take longer to soothe? Boys Why does it change over time? Parents may react differently to emotions expressed by girls vs. boys. B. Control of one’s Emotion 1. Initially reflexive (put thumb in mouth) 2. 6-12 months, when stressed, intentionally look away, cover face, or try to distract with play 3. Between 1 and 2 years, learn to express less intense emotion. 4. 8-10 years – able to exert strong control over emotions C. Recognition of Emotion in others 1. During first 6 months, infants recognize positive emotions more than negative emotions.-Adaptive: young infants don’t have good coping skills 2. Not until 2-3 years: good at recognizing most primary emotions Recognizing harder than expressing 3. 9-10 years: understand secondary emotions...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course DEP 3103 taught by Professor Lane during the Fall '08 term at FSU.
- Fall '08