Stability of Emotionality Assessed in Ages 3-7
Shukla, Sonali M.
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In the last decade, there has been a growing amount of literature which focuses on temperament. Much of this literature has included·the use of models, in order to gain a more clear understanding of the individual, as well as the greater masses. In this longitudinal study, the purpose was to examine the stability of temperamental traits across children from 3 to 7 years old. The traits that are monitored are components of Positive and Negative Emotionality. This · exploration of stability is evaluated through laboratory-assessed tasks as well as through parent-report questionnaires. Results are inconclusive, due to the ongoing continuation of the study.