The Development of Self-Control and the Problem of Aggression
Young children are impulsive, have difficulty carrying out long sequences of actions and working toward distant goals, find it hard to resist temptation, cannot alway control their emotions, and experience stress if they have to wait for exciting events. Often they cannot curb aggressive tendencies. When they are hungry they demand food, and when they are fatigued they cry. Temper tantrums are a common response to frustration.
KeywordsAggressive Behavior Prosocial Behavior Aggressive Child Prefer Reward Nonnutritive Sucking
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