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Unformatted text preview: • Girl loves her father and competes with her mother • Girl identifies with her mother more slowly because she already feels castrated – Both concepts are rejected today by most psychologists Latency and Genital Stages • Latency: – Ages 6–Puberty – Psychosexual development is dormant – Same-sex friendships and play occur here • Genital Stage: – Puberty-on – Realization of full adult sexuality occurs here – Sexual urges re-awaken Comments on Freud’s Theories • Freud was first to suggest that first years of life, feeding, toilet training, and early sexual experiences shaped adult personality • Among first to propose development via a series of stages • Freud’s theories are criticized because they are impossible to test scientifically...
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- Spring '10
- Anal stage, Psychosexual development, Phallic stage, Freudian Personality Development