Psyc 4070 class 6 notes

Psyc 4070 class 6 notes - March 3, 2008 Young children...

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March 3, 2008 Young children often think that gender depends on superficial characteristics. Gender Permanence- by age 7, children know gender can’t be changed. Freud on Gender Role Development- children identify with parents, especially same- sexed parent.  ‘Acquiring’ gender role as part of their personality. Freud’s Theory The Id -involves instincts -houses reservoir for energy -pleasure principle -totally unconscious -no morality The Ego -reality -reality principle -makes rational decisions -no morality -resolves conflicts between the Id and Superego The Superego -this is te morality principle -it houses the conscience (considers what is right and wrong) Stages in Freud’s Theory Stage One: Oral Stage -this stage occurs from birth to 18 months Stage Two: Anal Stage -the anal stage occurs from 18 months to 2 years Stage Three: Phallic Stage -this stage occurs from about 3 to 6 years -the Oedipus Complex occurs in this stage -this complex involves the desire to replace the same-sex parent and enjoy the affections  of the opposite sex parent -at 5 or 6, children recognize that the same-sex parent might punish them for incestuous  wishes -the child then identifies with the same-sex parent and strives to be like him/her Through identification- child adopts parent’s values as their own. Erik Erikson (neo-Freudian) -ego is Adaptive -psychosocial theory focuses on social relationships rather than on sexual relationships -lifespan development is important, compared to Freud who believed that experiences in  first five years shape personality
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Developmental/Normative/Psychosocial crises -not a threat, rather an opportunity to grow within his/her social environment -each crisis is an opposition a “versus” between two characteristics
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 4070 taught by Professor Dr.r during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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