Educational Methods and Theories

Compare and contrast three developmental theories in psychology?

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01/28/2009

Pick any three below: In Developmental psychology, a stage is a distinct phase in an individual's development. Many theories in psychology characterize development in terms of stages: * Michael Commons' Model of Hierarchical Complexity. * Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development expanding on Freud's psychosexual stages, he defined eight stages that describes how individuals relate to their social world. * James W. Fowler's stages of faith development theory. * Sigmund Freud's Psychosexual stages to describe the progression of an individual's unconscious desires. * Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development to describe how individuals develop in reasoning about morals. * Jane Loevinger, Stages of ego development. * Margaret Mahler's psychoanalytic developmental theory contained three phases regarding the child's object relations. * James Marcia's theory of identity achievement and four identity statuses . * Maria Montessori's sensitive periods of development. * Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development to describe how children reason and interact with their surroundings. Pick any three below: In Developmental psychology, a stage is a distinct phase in an individual's development. Many theories in psychology characterize development in terms of stages: * Michael Commons' Model of Hierarchical Complexity. * Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial development expanding on Freud's psychosexual stages, he defined eight stages that describes how individuals relate to their social world. * James W. Fowler's stages of faith development theory. * Sigmund Freud's Psychosexual stages to describe the progression of an individual's unconscious desires. * Lawrence Kohlberg's stages of moral development to describe how individuals develop in reasoning about morals. * Jane Loevinger, Stages of ego development. * Margaret Mahler's psychoanalytic developmental theory contained three phases regarding the child's object relations. * James Marcia's theory of identity achievement and four identity statuses . * Maria Montessori's sensitive periods of development. * Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development to describe how children reason and interact with their surroundings.