Part I: Describe emotional self-regulation. How does self-regulation affect the

Part I: Describe emotional self-regulation. How does self-regulation affect the development of empathy and sympathy? Why are these emotional capacities vital for positive peer relations.
Part II: Three-year-old Malcom lives in a rural community, with no other preschoolers nearby. His parents wonder whether it is worth driving Malcom into town once a week to participate in a peer play group. What advice would you give Malcom’s parents, and why?
Feel free to include some discussion on the role of fathers in the development of emotional regulation. How might children learn emotional regulation, such as how to handle stress and aggression from their father? What impact, if any, does the absence of a father play in emotional development?
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