Factors That Influence An Individual 's Psychological Growth Essay

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During school age children tend to develop in different ways. School age children usually have smooth and strong motor skills. However, their coordination endurance, balance, and physical abilities vary. A sense of body image begins developing around the age of Six. In this stage of development, there is vast of things going on with a child physically and mentally. This stage of development is hard to understand if you are not the person going through this stage. During this paper I would like to talk about my development between the ages 6 to 12 years old.

In this stage according to Erikson we move into industry vs inferiority. This stage of life have a lot of socioemotional factors that influence an individual 's psychological growth. During this time my peer group gained a great significance over me and had a very huge influence over me. This had to be one of the most the greatest stages in life. This stage could also be known as the hardest stage, during this stage kids start to develop more sense of begin a female and a male, this awareness is known as gender identity. When my parents felt like I knew the different between a female and male. They explained it to me using their self as the example. They explained it as “mommy is a female and daddy is a male”. Then after they told me that one would point to the one another and say “now what am I”? As time went one I started to gain more knowledge on what a female and a male is. They even went to the point where…

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