Your child`s temperament

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When we analyze behavior of people in this or that situation, their character, we often face the term temperament - a totality of individual psychic qualities of a person, describing different stage of his excitability and showing his attitude to surrounding reality


When we analyze behavior of people in this or that situation, their
character, we often face the term temperament - a totality of individual psychic
qualities of a person, describing different stage of his excitability and
showing his attitude to surrounding reality. Each of us knows approximately his
type of personality. But a child`s character and personal qualities are
developing, that`s why parents cannot give a simple answer to this question,
but, you know, an approach to a child`s upbringing depends on type of his
temperament in many aspects. You can use following characteristics to determine
your child`s temperament. Answer yourself following questions and make
conclusions.
 
A child`s temperament.
How does your child behave in a situation, requiring quick actions?
  1. Gets into gear
    easily.
  2. Begins active
    work.
  3. Acts calmly,
    without excess words.
  4. Acts gingerly, stumblingly. 
How does your child react to a teacher`s rebukes?
  1. Says he will
    never act this way anymore, but does the same some time later.
  2. Does not
    listen and acts in his own way, reacts to rebukes roughly.
  3. Listens silently.
  4. Keeps silence,
    is offended, upset. 
How does your child talk to other children in situations that are
important for him?
  1. Quickly, with
    enthusiasm, but listens to other people`s opinions.
  2. Quickly, with
    enthusiasm, does not listen to other people.
  3. Slowly,
    calmly, but with confidence.
  4. With great diffidence. 
How does your child behave in an unusual atmosphere (at a doctor`s
office, teacher etc.)?
  1. Orients himself
    easily, shows activity.
  2. Is active,
    shows hyperexcitability.
  3. Examines setting
    calmly.
  4. Is shy, confused. 
Key.
If answers “a” prevail, you deal with a sanguine type.
“b” - choleric
“c” - phlegmatic
“d” - melancholic type of
temperament. 


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