Scocial emotional development
birth to age 2
- refers to quality and intensity of emotional reactions.
- Passivity actively involved child with his/her surroundings.
- Children differ in their level of irritability`[.
- Activity patterns/levels of movement vary in infants.
- Strong emotional connection that develops between people.
- Crying and clinging are attachment behaviors.
Changes over time
- Your actions depends on how child change.
- Trust develops when there is predictability
- They will feel safe and happy
- Children will learn to trust/care for others
Birth to three Months
- At birth new borns dont have refined emotions.
- Distress is shown.
- May notice there are'nt tears when crying.
Three to six months
- responds to people with smiles and laughter
- Crying is still used to show distress.
- In this stage tears begin to appear.
- Different cry signal different distress
Six to twelve months
- Become activly involved with caregiver
- may cry show anger when caregiver leaves.
- seperation anxiety starts to show
Twelve to Twenty four months
- Become more interested in exploring
- become more interested in other children