Chapter 16. Feeling and Understanding: Early Emotional Development

  1. Kathleen McCartney and
  2. Deborah Phillips
  1. Ross A. Thompson and
  2. Kristin H. Lagattuta

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch16

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

How to Cite

Thompson, R. A. and Lagattuta, K. H. (2006) Feeling and Understanding: Early Emotional Development, in Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development (eds K. McCartney and D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

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Keywords:

  • emotional development;
  • social referencing;
  • intersubjectivity;
  • close relationships;
  • frightening

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Emotion Understanding

  • Emotional Development and Close Relationships

  • Early Emotional Vulnerability

  • Emotional Development and the Self

  • Development of Emotion Regulation

  • Conclusion