Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the psychosocial tasks of infancy and toddlerhood.
  2. Describe emotional development in infancy and identify contextual and cultural influences on emotional development in infants and toddlers.
  3. Identify the styles and stability of temperament, including the role of goodness of fit in infant development.
  4. Describe how attachment develops in infancy and toddlerhood.
  5. Differentiate the roles of self-concept, self-recognition, and self-control in infant development.