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Infancy and Childhood Stage

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Infancy and early childhood to  that foundation is being laid...

Story of human development

3 generations breed the baby...

Your story will be told according to the story they tell you

These stories create a web of meaning a social womb for our children to be nourished.

Some experts determine temperament are genetically determined

Can last throughout life their
Researchers
3 clocks that determine the way we develop

Biological clock - governs our physical growth it ticks throughout the life span all human beings share the same Time table for growth

Social clock- tells us what society expected from us such as   Children school
20 working college
70- retired

Different set of expectation...
There were fewer seasons of life back in the day...

Major challenge is to grow...

Psychological Clock- is another way to describe the passage of time in our lives. Drives us to become ourselves our person sense of the seasons...

Sense of attachment 5-7 months
Emotional contact of the care taker
3 attachments
As an adult they won't remember his 1 birthday he will need to

The first stage sets the stage for the rest of their life... Disagreement from Freud & Erick erickson  

Major psychological tasks for the ego and self...
They don't end or become predicatble in the first, or adolescent stages of life...

Infant- not speaking

Early childhood is when they began to speak

By the age of 3 they know their sex and the opposite sex. They begin to form groups of the same sex to play mostly females. Autobiographical memory blossoms around 3-4 yrs

The earliest memory that they have.

The first day of kindergarten is another season of life

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