Unformatted text preview: friends, celebrities and so forth; this is when the child really develops an attraction for the opposite sex. The last stage is the true genital stage where the child hits puberty and develops into an adult, this stage lasts the rest of a person life and it is the current state of most humans. The reason Frauds idea of development is interesting to me is that because I am a nail biter and I chew on random things such as pen caps, therefore I have an oral fixation that apparently developed at a very young age. I prefer Freud’s psychoanalysis way of thinking mainly because of his developmental theory due to me being able to understand why we develop certain traits....
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Psychosexual development, Phallic stage, psychoanalysis way, different theoretical perceptives