Multimedia Resources

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LO 6.3. Identify contextual and cultural influences on emotional development in infants and toddlers.
Video Resource: Infant Emotion
Description: Using the example of a popular clip that shows a baby crying at the sound of his mother singing a song, this video discusses infants’ ability to feel emotion and the connection to brain development.

LO 6.5. Discuss the stability of temperament and the role of goodness of fit in infant development.
Audio Resource: Temperament into Adulthood
Description: The NPR audio clip discusses temperament and how it persists into adulthood.

LO 6.7. Discuss culture and attachment as well as strategies to promote the development of attachment relationships.
Video Resource: Attachment and Culture
Description: This brief interview with Dr. Allan Schore of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, explores the role of culture in mother-child attachment.

LO 6.8. Differentiate self-concept, self-recognition, and self-control, and discuss their respective roles in infant development.
Web Resource: Recognizing Objects, People, and Self
Description: The web article lists milestones of recognition of objects, people, and self, beginning in the second month of life. Also provides suggestions for parents on how to help their babies achieve self-recognition.