Chapter 10 Emotional Development
Important issues related to emotional development
Emotional Regulation- ability to moderate emotions
Emotional Intelligence- how well you can read other peoples emotions, and your own
Emotion coaching- teaching how you
Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 53:3 (2012), pp 254261
A prospective longitudinal study of childrens
theory of mind and adolescent involvement in
Sania Shakoor,1 Sara R. Jaffee,1 Lucy Bowes,1 Isabel
1. This is a primary source.
2. This study is correlational and longitudinal.
3. Is there a relationship between control and intelligence?
4. This article wasnt my favorite but I still found certain parts interesting. Just as I found the set-up
of the art
This is a primary source.
This is a correlational and cross-sectional study.
Was the sample picked correctly? Why or Why not?
The topic of this study was an interesting one. Gossip definitely plays a role in friendships no
matter the ages. Alt
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Infancy: Physical & Cognitive Development
The outer folded portion of the brain responsible for most cognitive processes;
associated with higher-order thinking
In infancy, the cerebral cortex goes
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Emerging: 1st stage of adulthood; emerging = coming about, coming to be, not yet
fully developed a work in progress
With the graduation of high school (approx. 18 years of age) the period of
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Related to the study of epigenetics
Environmental factors can produce permanent changes in gene activity.
An epigenetic perspective involves an interaction between biological and
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Physical and Cognitive Development in Childhood
Begins after infancy (2 years) and continues through to when puberty begins.
Thus, there is a chronological start, but a physiological end to childhood.
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Socioemotional Development in Infancy
Ethological evidence form animal and human samples
Bidirectional theory (Biological and environmental factors)
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Recall that while physical development is directly observable, cognitive development
is more theoretical in nature.
A childs cognitive ability may be viewed in what that can (or cannot) do
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Antisocial Behavior: Aggression
Aggression: any hostile or destructive act, not just of a physical activity intent to
Instrumental aggression: intentional aggression (physical or non-physical) with
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Relationships are formed and acted out via play
For males especially, play starts with a rough-and-tumble variety
Children may also take on different roles through play, such as with symbolic play
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A study of a large Norwegian sample reported after years had passed that
children of divorce were more likely to
o Delay marriage or not marry at all
o Divorce if they did may
o Marry other of
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Cognitive and Socio-emotional Development in Adolescence
Piaget and Kohlbergs respective theories posit a certain level of cognitive
maturity on the part of adolescents
However, Elkind hyp
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Basic Statistics for the Aging Population in the U.S.
Every hour, over 300 individuals turn 60
By the year 2030, 20% of the population will be 65 or older (for the U.S. and
approx. 25% for Europe
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Death and Dying
Death is an irreversible cessation of bodily functions including heart beat,
respiration, and brain activity
Heart disease an stroke remain the leading cause of death
David Barker hypothesis
1. Primary source- original material that has not been filtered through interpretation/evaluation by
a second party
Will have method, participant, data/results, etc. sections
2. Secondary source- source that contains commentary
Copyright 1987 by the American Psychological Association, Inc.
1987, Vol. 2.1, No. 5, 611-626
Theoretical Propositions of Life-Span Developmental Psychology:
On the Dynamics Between Growth and Decline
Paul B. B