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CHAPTER 9 Theories of  Social Development
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Psychoanalytic Theories
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Influential Theorists Sigmund Freud’s   psychoanalytic theory Erik Erikson’s   life-span  developmental theory
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Core Concepts In Freud’s theory, behavior is motivated by  the  need to satisfy basic biological  drives continuity of individual differences   Social and historical contextualization
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Freud’s Personality Structure Id Ego Superego
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Superego Development For boys, the path to superego development is through the  resolution of the  Oedipus complex Freud thought that girls experience a similar but less  intense conflict, the  Electra complex
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Psychosocial Development Erik Erikson  enlarged the theory to include other factors such as  culture and contemporary issues Continuity of development – developmental process Eight age-related stages (five during childhood and adolescence)
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Stages of  Psychosocial Development Stage Description Trust vs. Mistrust (First year) Developing trust in other people is the crucial issue Autonomy vs. Shame and doubt (1-3 years) The challenge is to achieve a strong sense of autonomy while adjusting to increased social demands Initiative vs. Guilt (3-6 years) Resolved when the child develops high standards and the initiative to meet them without being crushed by worry about not being able to measure up Industry vs. Inferiority (6-12 years) The child must master cognitive and social skills, learn to work industriously, and play well with others Identity vs. Role Confusion (Adolescence) Adolescents must resolve the question of who they really are or live in confusion about what roles they should play as adults
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Lasting Contributions and Critique The signal weakness of both theories is  that their claims are too vague to be testable Nonetheless, their historical significance  is  immense
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Learning Theorists external factors in shaping personality and 
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course PSYCH 210 taught by Professor Kirkman during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Hunter.

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