Sigmund Freud's Influence On Child Development

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Everyone has his or her own opinion on tending too and teaching of children. It is important to understand and to know the reasons why a child behaves in the manner that they do. Sigmund Freud the father of psychology known for his revolutionary ideas in the Western world and his colleagues Piaget, Erikson, Skinner and Vygotsky also have individual philosophies in the assessment of a child’s growth. Considering the different viewpoints of these psychology theorists will help the progress of our own children knowing and understanding cognitive child development. (Pass,2004) How children handle difficulties and the ability to use their associated skills through cognitive development they have created a sense of the working world
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The advice of Keith to the parents of Jasmines varies depending on his personal theoretical perspective. Keith trusts Piaget theories, he would instruct Jasmine caregivers to allow Jasmine to copy from the people around her to be able to learn. His advice on the four stages of Piaget development: Sensorimotor his questions to the parents would be concerning her learning, the ability to explore, and her language development skills a long with her motor skills. (Mossler, 2011). His advice on Preoperational is to know if Jasmine has imaginary friends or does she make-believe. The third stage Keith would speak on Concrete operational stage if Jasmine is seven to twelve he would ask question concerning her discussion and her rational thinking. The last stage of Piagots Keith may talk about is Formal operational stage how does she make plans in a hypothetical situation does she consider the different views points. (Mossler, …show more content…
What cultural, psychosocial and physical influences will be seen? All persons that Jasmine meets would play a part of the development in her cognitive learning. The people that are closest to her would have the most vital role especially during her infancy showing her strong interpersonal and social context a major part of cognitive development. These people would serve as a key foundation of Jasmines imitation by helping her understand the new things around her, learning different games of reasoning and discerning. (Tomasello M, 1986). The process of Jasmines physical influences still based on the people around her how she develops her brain, any weight gain or how she maintains it. Watching other people become more active or playing jumping and running with her classmates all are a part of her development. Psychosocial influences include variants in emotions, personality changes in relationship with parents or fiends. Example would be empathy for a classmate that may have hurt himself or herself, or a hug and nurturing from a parent all reflect socioemotional (Santrock, 2012).

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