Explain How Theories of Development and Frameworks to Support Development Influence Current Practice
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Albert Bandura was another theorist but he believed in the social learning theory. Although he accepted the principles of conditioning he also believed that there was more to it which was learning my watching others. This is why it is important for adults working with young children to act as good role models. You will often see children acting out things they have observed in their play. For example when they are playing in the home corner.
The most influential theorist of personality is Sigmund Freud. Freud suggested that there are three parts to our personality her called them the ID the Ego and the Super Ego. The ID strives for immediate gratification of all desires. If these needs are not satisfied immediately then the result is a state of anxiety or tension. When we are babies we only have the ID. This is what makes sure that our needs are met as babies. If a baby is hungry or uncomfortable a baby will cry and cry until its demands of the ID are met. The Ego is the part of the personality that is responsible for dealing with reality. The Ego ensures that the impulses of the ID can be expressed in a manner acceptable in the real world. The Super Ego is the part of our personality which holds all our moral standards. In other words our sense of right and wrong. According to Freud this part of our personality emerges around the