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There are different stages of ego development that Jane Loevinger developed. (McAdams, 2006) There are manifestations that might appear during each of the development stages. The stages of development sort of grow with you as you grow. Here are the stages of development impulsive, self-protective, conformist, conscientious-conformist, conscientious, individualistic, and autonomous. In these stages there are manifestations. (McAdams, 2006) An example is impulsive has manifestations of impulsive, egocentric, and bodily feelings. (McAdams, 2006) As an infant, self-protective happens a few years later than birth. (McAdams, 2006) Most infants discover themselves in a mirror. At first, they do not know what it is looking back but they do begin to understand they are an object. They control what they do and what that baby in the mirror does.
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Unformatted text preview: As the child grows they become egocentric. (McAdams, 2006) They think the world revolves around them but they are dependent on the world. As this child gets older and becomes a teen, they learn from there life and what is around them. A teen starts to become conscientious of there surroundings and how the world works. As this teen becomes an adult, his or her potential is realized. (McAdams, 2006) The autonomous stage comes out. Now this could happen before adult hood. This stage is where the adult is able to understand and is capable of dealing with situations. As you see, the stages of development grow with you we might not all be able to make it to the top but we try. References: McAdams, D. (2006). The person: A new introduction to personality psychology. (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2011 for the course CJS 212 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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