Social/ Emotional Development
-the quality and intensity of emotional reactions.
TYPES OF TEMPERAMENT
-Passivity how active a child is with their surrounding.
ex; Infant response to a new person or surrounding.
-Irritability is to feel distressed.
ex; Some babies cry easily and are harder to comfort.
-Activity Patterns levels of movements .
ex; Infants making few movements while asleep.
-strong emotional connection between people.
-attachment behaviors are shown in infants.
ex; cooing, kicking, gurgling, and laughing.
-another attachment behavior shown by infants.
-when a child protest because caregiver leaves .
-first signs of separation anxiety appear around 6 months of age .
Changes Over Time
Birth- 3 months
-newborns don't have refined emotions .
-general excitement and distress are the only emotions .
-smiling, wiggling, and looking alert are signs of excitement.
-distress is shown by the baby by crying.
-may notice there's no there's while baby cries.
Three to six months
-Children respond to people with smile/laughter.
-Make happy sounds when hold, feed, played with.
-Infants start to notice and smile at babies.
-Crying still used to distress.
-Tears begin to appear.
-children start to use different cries.
six to twelve months
-babies become actively involved with caregiver.
-when adults play with them babies express happiness, and joy.
-make sounds in response of speech of others.
-infants begin to develop fear.
-cries at sight of stranger.
twelve to twenty-four months
-children will be interested in exploring.
-they still fear unfamiliar.
- curious about new places and objects.
-take interest in other children
-children becomes aware of their abilities
-proud and happy when doing things alone
-become self aware
-help them understand rules