Course Codes : PSY113
Understanding Emotional Development : Providing Insight into Human Lives
OverviewUnderstanding Emotional Development provides an insightful and comprehensive account of the development and impact of our emotions through infancy, childhood and adolescence. The book covers a number of key topics: * The nature and diversity of emotion and its role in our lives * Differences between basic emotions, which we are all born with, and secondary social emotions which develop during early social interactions * The development of secondary social emotions; and the role of attachmentand other factors in this process which determine a childs\' emotional history and consequental emotional wellbeing or difficulties. * Analysing, understanding and empathising with children experiencing emotional difficulties.