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are relationships necessary for the development of human social behavior?

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Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: We learn constantly by the environment and by those around us. Without relationships , we would not learn how our actions affect others. It is critical that infants and children have strong, stable relationships with consistent caregivers to promote normal social interactions.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Very well said!
Dec 13, 2012

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