Theories of development. by Jonas Langer

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .

Written in English

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Bibliography: p. 181-186.

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LC ClassificationsBF701 .L33
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Paginationxi, 191 p.
Number of Pages191
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Open LibraryOL5682160M
LC Control Number69013564

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Development is the series of age-related changes that happen over the course of a life span. Several famous psychologists, including Sigmund Freud, Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, and Lawrence Kohlberg, describe development as a series of stages.A stage is a period in development in which people exhibit typical behavior patterns and establish particular capacities.

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This period has seen a decline of the traditional "grand" theories that attempt to apply to all people. An eight stage theory of identity and psychosocial development. Erik Erikson, a German psychoanalyst heavily influenced by Sigmund Freud, explored three aspects of identity: the ego identity (self), personal identity (the personal idiosyncrasies that distinguish a person from another, social/cultural identity (the collection of social roles a person might play) [1].

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