Psyc 302 - PREPAREDNESS AND EMOTIONS
phobias - one trial learning
PREPARED LEARNING IN INFANCY?
by 7 mo's, if you play a sound of fear, they look at the snake movie
self conscious emotions- they are only present when you have a sense of self
SENSE OF SELF
mirror rouge task: red dot on the nose; do babies touch their own nose or the baby in the
mirror? this shows that you know what you look like and doesnt necessarily mean you
have a sense of self
shopping cart task: shopping cart with a rug attached that the baby stands on; if the baby
has a sense of self then they realize they are the one inhibiting the cart from moving and
will step off the mat or roll it up in order to move the cart
EARLIER SENSE OF SELF?
mobile study; move leg and the mobile shakes=you know your own action has an effect
on the mobile
infants more likely to look at the new individual opposed to themselves
if you make a video of the child with the rouge on their nose; the baby should still touch
their nose and they dont until age 4
DEVELOPMENT OF THE SELF-CONSCIOUS EMOTIONS
you notice other people are looking at you and you feel self conscious (exposure
embarrassment), you notice someone else has something more than you (envy)
EMBARRASSMENT IN THE FIRSTYEAR?
the coy smile
potentially this is a submissive pose to show that they are non-threatening; "charm and
study: baby would sit in a chair on the table; persons instruction were to make the baby
smile; then person went back to blindly code video for coy smile
JEALOUSY IN THE FIRSTYEAR?
SELF CONSCIOUS EVALUATIVE EMOTIONS IN THE FIRST YEAR DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN EMOTION REGULATION
emotion regulation= you can change or ignore or hide how you are feeling
babies stink at emotion regulation
if the environment gets crazy infants sleep in order to avoid aversive things
if something makes them upset they look away
after 6 mos th