QuestionsCategory: Childhood and Growing UpPoint out the different characteristics of emotional development during childhood and adolescence.
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The different characteristics of emotional development during childhood and adolescence are as follows:
  1. The first emotions developed during childhood are joy, fear, sadness, and anger.
  2. Children start developing more complex emotions such as shame, guilt, elation, pride, surprise, empathy, and shyness when they develop a sense of self.
  3. During adolescence, emotions are highly unstable and individuals experience a variety of emotions at the same time.
  4. Due to the instability of emotions, at times, individuals may be highly active while at other times, they can be extremely lazy.
  5. Adolescents struggle with fitting in and become conscious of the environment surrounding him or her.
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