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Study Questions - Infancy & Childhood

    You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.-- Dogen

1. A father gives his infant son practice in walking so the boy will develop early & grow up to be a professional track star. Will this early practice help?

2. "Parents stop worrying - emotions depend on genes, not discipline ." Is this headline statement correct?

3. Why is it that a 1-year-old child likes to play the game of peek-a-boo but a 7 -year old thinks its silly?

4. Why do you think that young boys & girls around the world develop relatively similiar gender roles?

5. If one were abused as a child, what kind of problems might one face as a parent?

Topics in Psychology
Robert C. Gates
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.  -- Freud