In the sensorimotor stage they begin to understand

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Unformatted text preview: rns. In the sensorimotor stage they begin to understand the environment. In the preoperational stage they have difficulty separating fantasy from reality. Kohlberg¶s Moral Development In the preconventional stage, morals are thought to be motivated by punishment and reward. If the child is obedient and is not punished, then the child is being moral. The child sees actions as good or bad. If the child¶s actions are good, the child is praised. If the child¶s actions are bad, the child is punished Erikson¶s Psychosocial Development According to Erikson, the caregiver should not try to anticipate the newborn infant¶s needs at all times but must allow the newborn infant to signal needs. If a newborn infant is not allowed to signal a need, the newborn will not learn how to control the environment. Erikson believed that a delayed or prolonged response to a newborn infant¶s signal would inhibit the development of trust and lead to mistrust of others. Erikson¶s Psychosocial Development According to Erikson, the child focuses on independence between a...
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