It needs to be at least 700 words
For your first journal you will be researching one of the key stage theorists in child development. You will need to choose one of the following theorists, research their life and theory, and then write a 2-3 page paper that discusses the key events in their life that you feel contributed to the development of their theory. Make sure to specifically discuss what aspects of their theory are related the events discussed.
- Sigmund Freud – http://webspace.ship.edu/
- Erik Erikson – http://webspace.ship.edu/
- Jean Piaget – http://webspace.ship.edu/
For your paper you must use a minimum of two resources to support your points (Wikipedia is not an accepted resource). Next to each of the above theorists is one web site that will be a good resource – this would be a great place to start. Your paper should be a minimum of 700 words and list the word count after the body of the paper. Please make sure that you have used APA formatting throughout your paper.
The Psychoanalytic Theory of Freud
Sigmund Freud developed the personality theory which contends that human conduct is the outcome of the relationship between three levels of mind: superego, ego and id. The hypothesis is at many times known as Freud’s structural personality theory, places significant stress on the function of unconsciousness mental conflicts in structuring personality and behavior. Dynamic relationships between these important components of the brain are assumed to develop through five discrete psychosexual phases of growth (Diem-Wille, 2018). In the last 100 years, nevertheless, Freud’s thoughts have since confronted critique, partially following his singular concentration on sexuality as the primary driver of individual personality development. He likewise developed his theory of development.