understand the concept of socialisation;
describe some of the major milestones in social and emotional development in infants, in particular the phenomenon of attachment;
describe the views of Bowlby and other researchers concerning the nature and significance of attachment;
- 4discuss the implications for human development of
deprivation in monkeys,
studies of animal imprinting;
Assess critically Bowlby’s views on maternal deprivation in the light of subsequent re-assessments of his work;
Assess the importance of early experience for later social and emotional development, in the light of the available evidence;
discuss the nature and functions of play in early childhood.
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