Erikson's Psychosocial Theory: The Impact Of Social Experience

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In this paper I will talk about Erikson 's Psychosocial Theory which describes the impact of social experience across the whole lifespan. In Erikson 's Psychosocial Theory he believed that a person 's social environment shapes their behaviors and personality and he also believes that the EGO was the most important portion of the personality. I choose this theory because I like how Erikson suggests that there is still plenty of room for continued growth and development throughout one’s life. Erikson puts a great deal of value on the adolescent period, feeling it was a critical stage for developing a person’s identity. It 's useful for any approach involving personal awareness and development of oneself or others. What the other theories …show more content…
Guilt Age of 4 to 5 years is when a child develop a sense of purpose and the ability to initiate and direct own activities.When the Children moves into new spaces to explore and learns to play with others. The Feelings of guilt and fear occurs if they are not allowed to explore. The children becomes curious about people and models adults. If parents are understanding and supportive of a child 's efforts to show creativity, the child develops purpose, and sets goals and acts in ways to reach them. When I was 5 years olds, it’s when I started pre-school. My mom would take me to class and I would observe the new room it’s full of other kids and teacher. I was taken to my class and teacher, I don’t know anyone so I was a little bit scare, but I adapt to it well, I made friends and we love playing and drawing together we would always show what we draw to the teacher and she would always praise us that one day we would become a great artist. I passed this stage as well because the adult were always …show more content…
Despair Age of 50 years + is to review one 's life and derive meaning from both positive and negative events while achieving a positive sense of self worth. When acceptance of life achievements and important of others, they looks back on meaningful and satisfying life. If an individual fails they will experience unhappiness and will looks back with disappointment, dissatisfaction, and regret. I am not at this age yet, but if I was at this age things that would occur was I would give wisdom to the new generation so they won’t have to look back and regret them.
What was discuss above was to have children recognize that identity involving several aspects. And that Infancy developed through consistent love and support, toddlerhood freedom fostered by support and encouragement and early childhood developed by exploring and accepting challenges. Middle Childhood Mastery comes from success and recognition, adolescence research different paths to achieve a healthy identity, and young adulthood they form positive, close relationships with others, middle adulthood carry on something positive to the next generation and later adulthood which Life review and reflection of the past. Adolescent youth experience huge changes in every single detail of their lives as they make the change from childhood into adulthood. I don’t think there are any important influence on development that’s being left

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