Understanding your child’s temperament can help you better understand why he acts the way he does. From Magic of Everyday Moments — Series 1.
Temperament shapes the way we experience the world and interact with others. It is the collection of characteristics – emotional intensity, sensory reactivity, activity level, adaptability, persistence – that makes each of us unique.
Temperament is biologically based, part of the unique wiring of each individual’s nervous system. Your child did not choose his or temperament.