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 temperament and the role of goodness of fit in development during infancy and toddlerhood.

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

6.5 Explain infants and toddlers’ emerging sense of self and self-control.