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Rothbart's Model Of Temperament

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Rothbart's realized that what formed a child character is how well they react in a given situation and how much self-control they have when in this situation (Berk, 2014, p. 191). Rothbart's Model of Temperament is composed of six dimensions: "activity level, attention span/persistence, fearful distress, irritable distress, positive affect, effortful control" (Berk, 2014, p.191). Andrew reaction to activity was tested by analyzing his Gross motor skills which were good for his age; he was able to build blocks, do puzzles, and color. Andrew attention span was also analyzed, and he was able to focus on doing activities for 10-15 minutes which is appropriate for his age. Andrew is now 19 months old. During his check-up, the doctor placed Andrew
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