The Inborn Tendencies Of The Child

There are inborn tendencies of a child; these tendencies are the Intelligence, the Emotion, the Imitation, the Curiosity, the Gregariousness, Play, Collecting and Hoarding, the Competition and the Manipulation.

Intelligence can be defined as the learned abstract ideas; the ability to adjust to the new environment; or ones capacity to adjust thinking to new requirements as well as one’s mental adaptability to new conditions and problems in life.

Intelligence is further classified by some experts as the individual’s ability to deal with the space, to solve problems, to understand ideas, to easily write and talk, to perform mathematical calculation to recognize the

like and the difference as well as to recall past experiences.

Emotion is defined as a blending of sensation as a result of a profound and widespread body changes, it is also defined as an effective experience which accompanies generalized inner adjustments as well as mental and physiological stirred up states; this shows in the individual’s overt behavior.

Imitation is the individual or the child’s tendency to imitate or do whatever he or she sees and observed. The child used to observe what are happening around, especially those things that are done by adults; they use these observations to imitate them.

Curiosity can be considered as the basic form of interest. Here, the interest as well as the desire to discover started to develop. Curiosity is natural for children; they usually ask for the things

that they do not know; they always ask for anything, showing their hunger for knowledge.

The Gregariousness is the child’s desire to associate with the people around. A child naturally learns to develop social relationship towards the other. He or she started to associate with other people, especially in the same age.

Play is considered as a natural impulse that is both posses by man and animals. This is a kind of activity which the child engages in the aim to satisfy his or her desire.

Collecting and hoarding means the child’s interest to keep the objects that the child wanted to posses. He or she usually collect things like toys and some other favorite items as well as objects in which the child has interest.

Competition means the child’s tendency to struggle in order to equal or surpass the other. As the child grows, he or she learns to struggle with the others to gain control or possessions for the things that he or she wants.

The manipulation is the child’s interest to manipulate, manage, or control certain objects which involves certain skills and knowledge.


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