Emerging Identities : Narrative and Self from Early Childhood to Early Adolescence

@inproceedings{Reese2017EmergingI,
  title={Emerging Identities : Narrative and Self from Early Childhood to Early Adolescence},
  author={Elaine Reese and Chen Yan and F. Jack and Harlene Hayne},
  year={2017}
}
This chapter is about when and how we begin to draw meaning from important events in our lives. Although children may indeed “wake up” to a new level of selfreflection in adolescence, we will argue that these newfound realizations are built upon experiences and capacities that have been developing from early childhood. We will also propose that the ability to draw meaning from life events is present much earlier in development than previously assumed, at the very latest by early adolescence… CONTINUE READING