Cultural Influences on Emontional Development in Infants and Toddlers
Tanyel, N. (2012). Cultural Influences on Emontional Development in Infants and Toddlers. Focus on Infants & Toddlers, 25(1), 1-4. Association for Childhood Education International.
In this article, Dr. Nur Tanyel outlines the ways in which children's cultural backgrounds shape how they display emotions and emotional development. Dr. Tanyel offers strategies to help caregivers identify cultural differences and develop trusting relationships with children and their families. Cultural competence plays a central role in establishing trusting relationships and enabling children of various cultural backgrounds to express their emotions appropriately in social and cultural contexts.