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Comparing theories of child development

by R. Murray Thomas

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child psychology,
  • Child development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 573-595) and indexes.

    StatementR. Murray Thomas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF721 .T456 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 618 p. :
    Number of Pages618
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL36840M
    ISBN 10053435579X
    LC Control Number99023122

    Both theories can stand-alone as valid and indispensable methods of measuring behavioral development. Because of the close correlation to the stages of Erickson and Freud, this paper will show the ways in which Erikson and Freud’s theories compare and contrast each other through their first three stages of child development. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast two competing psychological theories of human behaviour. The two theories will be Erikson’s psychodynamic (stage 7, middle adulthood) and Rogers humanistic, concentrating on the adulthood years.

      Thinking about (or priming) similarity before conducting a comparison lessens this effect, largely in line with current accounts. In line with Festinger's () theory, comparisons have stronger effects if they are on novel dimensions and/or with local/in-vivo g: child development. School-age children most often have smooth and strong motor skills. However, their coordination (especially eye-hand), endurance, balance, and physical abilities vary. Fine motor skills may also vary widely. These skills can affect a child's ability to write neatly, dress appropriately, and perform certain chores, such as making beds or doing.

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Standards of comparison - theories, models, paradigms, and such; the contents of child development theories; sources of theories - cultural origins of scientific theories; commonsense attribution theory; perspective A - distinguishing normal from abnormal development; the psychoanalytic tradition - Sigmund Freud's psychoanalysis; Erikson's variation on Freud's theme; perspective B - identifying.

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Comparison of Theories of Child Development by Julia Joy 1. Sigmund Freud Psychosexual Theory. Oral Stage (Birth-1) Exploration happens via the mouth. Anal Stage () Gaining control over bladder movements, success leads to a sense of cometency. Some of the major theories of child development are known as grand theories; they attempt to describe every aspect of development, often using a stage approach.

Others are known as mini-theories; they instead focus only on a fairly limited aspect of development. Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development. Freud's theory largely focuses on the period between birth and adolescence.

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Social Comparison Theories: Key Readings offers a core and comprehensive collection of readings that focus on the motivations and mechanisms underlying social comparison effects, the role of social comparison processes in everyday life, the similarities and differences between interpersonal and inter-group social comparisons, and the strategies Price: $ The Comparison and Contrast of Developmental Theories Nichole Spiller PSY Child and Adolescent Development Instructor: Sonja Bethune Monday, Throughout time the development of psychology has had many different theorists but I would like to explore these three particular theories.

Social learning theory, psychoanalytic theory, and the psychosocial theory all three plays a vital role in the development of children. Social learning theory offers the facts of how children learn from modeling and imitating others. They learn cognitive and social skills from watching other people.

Unlike other theorists Bandura felt a child can act upon the environment as much as the environment can act up the child. The psychoanalytic theory. The chapter includes three criteria to compare theoretical approaches.

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The following information will discuss the similarities, differences and the interaction of the cognitive, the physical, and the emotional development in the overall development of the child. The first similarity between these theories is that we must take into consideration is environment.

Developmental psychology looks at how thinking, feeling, and behavior change throughout a person’s life. A significant proportion of theories within this discipline focus upon development during childhood, as this is the period during an individual's lifespan when the most change occurs.

Social comparison theory was first proposed in by psychologist Leon Festinger and suggested that people have an innate drive to evaluate themselves, often in comparison to others. People make all kinds of judgments about themselves, and one of the key ways that we do this is through social comparison, or analyzing the self in relation to Missing: child development.Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory of Development became a major influence in the field of psychology and education (Woolfolk, A., ).

This theory stated that students learn through social interactions and their culture – much different from Piaget's theory that stated children act on their environment to learn.-- Cosby Steele Rogers Published On: Overall, An Introduction to Theories of Human Development is an excellent introduction for students who are already grounded – or who at the very least intend to become grounded – in traditional ways of ‘doing science.’ It is clear and well structured, reader-friendly (including summary boxes, illustrations, highlights of important points Cited by: