Social Development & Learning

By Kristiana, Kimberly, and Josselyn

Learning Through Cause and Effect

  • Is a relationship between events in which one event, the effect, is caused by another event.
  • Infants learn that they can get their needs met by crying.
  • Learn that certain behaviors earn a positive responses from adults.
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Learning Through Imitation

  • Watch the behavior of important adults in their lives
  • Parents should show kindness and patience
  • Teach it through examples
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Sending Clear Messages

  • Know +response and -response
  • Smiling= Love, unclear
  • Provide many responses

Stranger Anxiety

  • -fear of unfamiliar people, usually expressed by crying
  • normal part of social development
  • simply need time and understanding
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Infant Social Development Stages - Baby Activities by Age