Description of children"s: social behaviour and how it changes over time, knowledge of themselves and others. Peers are others who are in the same age group as the child. Adults include teachers, religious leaders, etc: emotional expressions and displays. Moods: ability to function in social groups. And examination of how other aspects of development underlie children"s social behaviour: examination of different things that could be influencing development. Individual differences, changes that occur with age (maturation), and the explanation of these changes. This course will focus on child-adolescent social development. Slide 3 bet you didn"t know that . Newborns can recognize their own mothers by smell. Aggressive behaviour in an 8 year old can predict criminal behaviour at age 30. Infants in orphanages show lower levels of the love hormone. Child abuse can lead to changes in children"s brain functioning. Having a close friend can make up for being rejected by classmates.