Psychology Colloquium: Socialization of Emotion in Families, Schools, Culture: A story in three parts

Speaker: Amy Halberstadt, North Carolina State University (website)

Title: Socialization of Emotion in Families, Schools, Culture: A story in three parts

Abstract: Socialization of children is a complex process, involving families, schools, and the culture in which families and schools are situated.  What is being socialized is also complex, as are the outcomes.  In this talk, I try to provide a scaffold with which to consider the socialization of emotion.  Along the way I describe the importance of parents’ beliefs about emotion as a guiding influence on children’s emotion-related behaviors, teachers’ racialized beliefs with which they may be judging children’s emotion-related behaviors, and beliefs represented in two cultures that seem to differentially affect socialization of negative emotions, specifically sadness and fear.

Faculty Host: Yulia Chentsova-Dutton

Friday, November 3, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

White-Gravenor Hall, 311
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Research

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff

Departments

Georgetown College, Psychology

Website

https://psychology.georgetown.edu/

Event Contact Name

Department of Psychology

Event Contact Email

psychology@georgetown.edu

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