Emotional Development • The process of learning to recognize and express feelings and to establish a personal identity. • Emotion – a feeling response to the world around us • Learned through interaction
Still Face Experiment • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apzXGEbZht0 • Summarize
Harry Harlow – Theory of Attachment • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM7fT4JLJ7Y • Summarize
Attachment • Is a baby’s bond to his or her main caregiver. • Essential to baby’s emotional development • Helps build trust, self-esteem, and social and emotional skills • Develops first few months of life and fully formed around age 2 Build Through; *Physical Contact *Communication *Time Together
The Strange Situation • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTsewNrHUHU • Summarize
Phases of Attachment • 0-3 months: Everyone (anyone) • 3-6 months: Smiles more at • familiar people • 6-12 months: Prefers one person • Seeks rather than • “calling”
Be Aware! 6-8 months: Separation anxiety! 8-12 months: Stranger anxiety!
Failure to Thrive • A condition in which babies do not grow and develop properly. • Don’t respond to people and objects • Cries weaken and smiles fade • Become withdrawn • As adults unable to develop caring relationships with others http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvdOe10vrs4 • Summarize