After completing this chapter you should be able to:
- Examine infants’ developing capacities for basic and self-conscious emotions and emotion regulation.
- Describe the progression of children’s understanding and regulation of emotion.
- Contrast the emotional experiences and coping skills of adolescents and adults.
- Compare attachment styles in infancy and adulthood.
- Discuss the lifespan stability of temperament and the role of goodness of fit in adjustment.