Self-regulatory processes in early personality development: A multilevel approach to the study of childhood social withdrawal and aggression

  title={Self-regulatory processes in early personality development: A multilevel approach to the study of childhood social withdrawal and aggression},
  author={Susan D. Calkins and Nathan A. Fox},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  pages={477 - 498}
  • S. Calkins, N. Fox
  • Published 20 August 2002
  • Psychology
  • Development and Psychopathology
Self-regulatory processes are believed to be critical to early personality and behavioral adjustment. Such processes can be observed on multiple levels, including the physiological, attentional, emotional, cognitive, and interpersonal domains of functioning. Data from several longitudinal studies suggest links between early temperamental tendencies such as behavioral inhibition and frustration tolerance, and regulatory developments at the levels of physiological, attentional, and emotional… 

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