Learning Objectives

6.1 Summarize the psychosocial tasks of infancy and toddlerhood.

6.2 Describe emotional development and the role of contextual influences on emotional development in infants and toddlers.

6.3 Discuss the styles and stability of temperament, including the role of goodness of fit in infant development.

6.4 Examine the development of attachment and infl uences on attachment stability and outcomes in infancy and toddlerhood.

6.5 Differentiate the roles of self-concept, self-recognition, and self-control in infant development.