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Unformatted text preview: changes in shape or arrangement of objects. Until children are 7, cant perform mental operations necessary to understand transformation; water in short fat cup, tall skinny cup Erikson's social development model(general concept, not specific stages) Stages of life divided into ages in which people have certain tasks they must complete and each stage generates its own social, emotional conflicts; Each stg has own special difficulties, unsatisfactory resolution to problems of one age carry over as extra difficulty Key issues in adolescence, midlife and old age Adolescence: key issue is identity, “who am I” identity vs role confusion Midlife: key issue is generativity-producing something important, children or work vs stagnation Old age: ego integrity vs despair: have I lived a full life, done everything I wanted or have I failed?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course PSY 1 taught by Professor Fridlund during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.
- Fall '08