Emotions are important in early relationships.
-Basic emotions are anger, sadness, joy, surprise, fear, and disgust. Happiness (smile: from birth)(social smile: 6-10 weeks)(laugh: 3-4 months), Anger (general distress: from birth)(anger: 4-6 months), Fear (first fears: 2nd half of first year)(stranger anxiety: 8-12 months)
-Secondary emotions (learned feelings or meda-feelings) embarrassment, shame, guilt, envy, pride. Increase cognitive skills drives these changes. Gains in symbolic representation, language, self-concept support emotional development. Social expectations.