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Human Development Introduction Yes, I agree with the statement “Children Are a Product of Their Environment.” They love to imitate those around them, mainly their teachers and parents. Lifespan Developments Theories provide essential explanations of how children change and grow up through their lifetime. Hence this goal is constant, the major focus of these psychological theories often vary. Erikson’s Psychosocial Development Theory has a major intrapersonal focus, describing nine age-oriented stages of the life cycle, whereas bandura holds that children develop depend on the social cognitive stages that are largely affected by key environmental influences. This essay will largely focus on both these child development theories, their key consequences in the lifespan of children. Erikson Theory Erikson (1950) developed a lifespan development model that can be used to understand the crucial changes individuals develop during their lives. He disagreed with key Freud's emphasis on sexual identity as the basis of social-emotional development instead of considering that social bonds assisted huge development[CITATION Chá16 \p 307–327 \l 1033 ]. Erikson proposed that every stage of life has its major set of challenges that the individual who reaches it should confront, called psychosocial crises. Successful development, as per Erikson, includes positively dealing with and addressing the goals and expectations of all of these psychological crises. If a person fails to complete a level, it may affect their capacity to complete subsequent stages. For example, someone who does not acquire a sense of confidence or trust as a child (Erikson's first stage) might find it difficult to create a strong personal connection as an adult (Erikson's sixth stage). However, someone

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