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6.3: Chapter 12- Psychosocial Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood

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    Chapter 12 Learning Objectives

    • Identify styles of temperament and explore goodness-of-fit
    • Describe the infant emotions, self-awareness, stranger wariness, and separation anxiety
    • Describe the early theories of attachment
    • Contrast styles of attachment according to the Strange Situation Technique
    • Explain the factors that influence attachment
    • Use Erikson’s theory to characterize psychosocial development during infancy

    Temperament

    • Easy Child (40%) who is able to quickly adapt to routine and new situations, remains calm, is easy to soothe, and usually is in a positive mood.
    • Difficult Child (10%) who reacts negatively to new situations, has trouble adapting to routine, is usually negative in mood, and cries frequently.
    • Slow-to-Warm-Up Child (15%) has a low activity level, adjusts slowly to new situations and is often negative in mood.
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