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Infants’ understanding of their social world
In this free course, Infants' understanding of their social world, we draw on a wide range of psychological research to address the question of whether infants have a rich understanding of their social world. You will have the opportunity to read journal papers and newspaper articles as well as to engage with audio clips, and to explore your assumptions about infants' social understanding.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- define what psychologists mean by ‘rich’ understanding
- compare and contrast the different perspectives of psychologists who argue that infants have a rich understanding of their social world
- critically evaluate the role that the infant plays during infant–adult social interactions
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Observing infants and issues about interpreting these observations
- 2 Social abilities and relating to others
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