The foundation or first step of developing a self-concept occurs when children
become aware that they exist independently of other people and objects in the environment.
Toddlers who were self aware were
more likely to say “Mine!” when playing with toys than children who are not self aware.
If you ask Eva, a preschooler, to describe herself she is most likely to say
d. “I have blond hair.”
While at the dinner table, Patrick knows that it is OK to eat his roll with his fingers but not his mashed potatoes. Patrick’s behavior reflects his understanding of
Most theories agree that moral development results from
Internalization of societal standards for right action.
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