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Describe parental influences on early emotional and social development. Consider the theories such as Skinner's Behaviorism, Bandura's Social Learning, Baumrind's Parenting styles.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are being asked to discuss parental involvement in early emotional and social development. I suggest using one theory and applying it in your example.

1. About the theory - 100 words
2. Impact on emotion - 100 words
3. Impact on social development - 100 words

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Early Emotions & Social Development

We as children, according to Aristotle were born as 'Tabula Rasa' - blank slates. Our cultural skills (i.e. language, social knowledge) we learn from our primary groups (family, friends, parents) as well as the secondary and referential social groups we take part in (schools, church, other community organizations). BF Skinner theorized proposed that there are 3 basic assumptions in the process of learning - first, that learning can be observed by the change in ...

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