Sigmund Freud's Views Of Human Development

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Emotional: An eight-year-old is more emotional develop than when he was younger. He might have the tendency to demonstrate more complex emotions and interactions. I observed the way in which Roberto would work through a problem without the assistance of his parents or grandparents. For example, serving his own food, drinks, and opening or closing their garage door. Eight years old may also quick change their emotions and as I was observing him I noticed one specific event. One very early morning, Roberto got up to help his parents with the family business "party rental supplies." He seemed to be happy and cooperative, when after a few minutes passed he began to behave very rude and bossy that it was impossible for him to continue helping. I …show more content…
Psychologist Sigmund Freud was one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. His theories helped us understand the views of childhood, memory, personality, and sexuality. Some of his major theories that I will belong to my observation is the id, ego, and superego theory. According to Sigmund Freud, human personality has more than one single component because personality is composed of three elements (Koenane,2014). These three elements are known as the id, the ego, and the superego, that by working together it creates human behaviors. Each element adds their own contribution to the developing personality and the behaviors. According to Freud’s theory, some aspects of your personality might pressure you to act without thinking and other parts of your personality work against these actions and make you obey the rules. During my observation, I noticed that Roberto’s id was driven by the pleasure principle, he attempt immediate results of all his wants, needs, and desires. If his needs or wants weren’t met to his satisfaction he was tense and felt anxiety. As I mentioned before Roberto doesn’t tend to eat at the same time like the rest of the family because he spends four hours at Taekwondo and it conflicts with dinner time. However, one day he was hungry at an unusual time and he demanded to …show more content…
According to Piaget, children progress through a series of critical stages of cognitive development. Each of the stages is designed to make children understand the world and its surroundings. Piaget believed that children are like a scientist who can actively try to explore and understand the world around them. The four stages that help us understand our children development are the sensorimotor stage that covers birth to age 2, the preoperational stage covering age 2 to age 7, the concrete operational stage from age 7 to 11, and the formal operational stage which begins in adolescence and into adulthood. Based on his finding, we can conclude that intelligence is something that develops through a series of stages. Roberto at age 8 is at the concrete operational stage and I noticed that he thinks more logically but also struggle with abstract and hypothetical concepts. Having abilities in decentering, considering multiple variables and think flexibly in new situations are cognitive prerequisites for a child to have in order to efficiently and effectively be able to plan (Lightfoot, 2012). At this age, children become less egocentric and begin to think about how other people might think and feel. One day, I found him sitting in the front yard and I began to ask him questions such as his favorite color, and about his favorite soccer team. He knew that even

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