Vygotsky Died Young, But Had An Important Influence On Psychology Psychology Influence On Psychology

888 words - 4 pages

Name: Elantra Thomas Journal # ____4____ Date :
Title/Name of the Theory
Psychosocial Theory
Theorist (s)
Erik Erikson was born June 15, 1902, in Frankfort, Germany. He died May 12, 1994 in Harwich, Massachusetts. Erikson attended an art school. During that time he traveled through Europe. Erikson was invited by Anna Freud to teach art. He was also invited to teach history and geography at a private school in Vienna. He entered psychoanalysis and underwent training to become a psychoanalyst himself. During that time became interested in the treatment of children. Before completing psychoanalytic he published his first paper. In 1933, he emigrated to the United States. During that time he practiced child psychoanalysis in Boston and he attended Harvard Medical School. While he was in school he became interested in the way the ego or consciousness operates. Two year later he started his first studies of cultural influences on psychological development.
Theoretical Principles and Concepts
Erikson believed people learn from their experienced, such as a conflict that serves as a turning point in development. In his View, these conflict are centered on developing a psychological quality or either failing to develop that quality. Erikson work is based on five assumptions. “People, in general have the same basic needs. Personal development occurs in response to these needs. Development proceeds in stages. Movement through the stages reflects changes in an individual’s motivation. Each stage is characterized by a psychosocial challenge that presents opportunities for development” (Erikson’s Psychosocial theory). Erikson also believed that his principle is genetically inevitable in shaping human development. He referred his theory as “epigenesist and epigenetic principle” these concepts evaluate to the past and future genetics.
Erikson development considered the impact of external factors. He also feel like society personality develop from childhood to adulthood. He Erikson base his theory on 8 stages. Stage one is Trust vs Mistrust. Stage two is Autonomy vs Shame and Doubt. Stage three is Initiative vs Guilt. Stage four is Industry vs Inferiority. Stage five is Identity vs Role Confusion. Stage six is Intimacy vs Isolation. Stage eight is Ego Integrity vs Despair.
Contributions to Child Development
Erikson believed that everybody progress through eight stages of development. Environment played a major role in the theory development. When it comes to self-awareness, adjustment, human development and identity. Each of his stages focused on a central conflict. During his research he noticed that children don’t automatically complete each stage on an advance schedule. In each stage, He believed that people...

Other Essays On Vygotsky died young, but had an important influence on psychology - PSYCHOLOGY - influence on psychology

Factors that influence interpretation of 'The Diary of a Young Girl'- Anne Frank - PLC Year 8 - Essay

916 words - 4 pages the text influence an individuals’ interpretation of ‘The Diary of a Young Girl’. Age and Gender are both significant factors which influence each individual’s interpretation of Anne’s diary. Anne Frank writes her diary from her personal perspective as a Jewish teenage girl. Teenagers are more likely to be able to connect with Anne, having been able to share characteristics of youth. An example of Anne’s maturity is provided in ‘We’re treated

Defending Carl Jung's Perspective On Psychology

440 words - 2 pages Sigmund Freud, known for his controversial views in the field of psychology, had many other psychologists wanting to follow in his footsteps. One of these eager beings was Carl Jung. Carl Jung (1875-1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and colleague of Sigmund Freud's. The two worked together for many years, even maintained a friendship, but when Jung's revolutionary work on the subject of the unconscious disagreed with the Freudian emphasis on sexual

Habituation Effects on Studying - Cognitive Psychology - Research

588 words - 3 pages [endnoteRef:1] [1: (Cherry, 2018)Effects on studying (using phobias)Pedagophobia – fear of teachers (due to teacher bullying)Majumder (Mazumdar) 1975 – used reciprocal inhibition to treat a 14-year old adolescent (Jena, 2008 )Didaskaleinophobia – fear of school “Another cause of school refusal could be bullying. Perhaps there is a specific reason that your child would refuse to go school such as being picked on, or avoiding a confrontation or fight

impact on alexithymia on mental health - clinical psychology - research

3185 words - 13 pages ́ (2000) randomized 37 post-heart-attack patients who had elevated TAS scores to either 4 months of weekly group therapy or two sessions of an educational control. · Group therapy involved relaxation training, guidance in identifying and communicating feelings, imagery, music, and nonverbal emotional expression. · Significant decreases in the TAS scores were found in the treatment group but not the control group, and · decreases in TAS scores

personality project on what our personality is - ap psychology - essay

1400 words - 6 pages Lau 1 Tammy Lau Mrs. Nelson AP Psychology, Period 4 30 March 2018 Personality Project In order to figure out our personalities and who we are as an individual, we use personality theories, such as psychodynamic and psychoanalytic, humanistic, trait, social-cognitive, and positive psychology, to determine it. Psychoanalytic and psychodynamic puts emphasis on our childhood memories and how our unconscious mind functions. Humanistic theories focus

Mental Disorders Portrayed On Television - Psychology - Research Paper, Analysis

940 words - 4 pages alcoholism and drug addiction. He leaves and misuses his family, loses thousands of dollars, and even almost passes because of a liver failure due to drugs and alcohol. During the show we see the Gallagher children constantly get hurt by Frank endless times. Frank does not care about anyone but himself. In an episode, it shows Frank calling Child Protective Services on his family because his eldest daughter, Fiona, kicked him out for being

Research methods on quantitive data - psychology - research paper

901 words - 4 pages Introduction Education is an experience everyone is subjected to from a young age, many educators believe that their ability to teach effectively relies on instinct and experience (Book, Byers, & Freeman, 1983). But the retention of information could be affected by something a subtle as how its presented, and how much cognitive burden is required to decipher it. Diemand-Yauman, Oppenheimer and Vaughan argue that reading material should be

Social Psychology

1260 words - 6 pages analysis (Myers, 1993).In the text Social Psychology, Myers (1987) defines social psychology as "the scientific study of how people think about, influence and relate to one another." (p. 3) Another definition was proposed by Gordon W. Allport (1954), who defined social psychology as "an attempt to understand and explain how the thought, feeling and behavior of individuals is influenced by the actual, imagined or implied presence of others

Child Observation on early childhood - pgcc psychology - essay

2218 words - 9 pages Child Observation Roberto Toro Student ID: 0928857 Class section: PSY 2070-LD04 Professor Dr. Dubose On March 1, 2018 I visited St. John’s the Evangelist catholic school located on 8908 Old Branch Ave, Clinton, MD 20735. I attended the pre-k classroom with students of age 4. The classroom consisted of 21 students and the teachers name was Amada Wilson. She also had an assistant named Johanna. I attended the class from 8:30 to 11:30 and left

Psychology paper on beliefs and values - Social work - Essay

862 words - 4 pages a uncomfortable, dangerous, or scary situation. In life many people experience a time where they have to think about what they’re going to do next. Personally, I’ve experienced a few situations where I had to pick if I was going to fight back, freeze up, or walk/run away. A couple years ago I got my license, but I didn’t have my own car, so I shared with my mom. Thoughts and Feelings Not having my own car was stressful, I would have to make sure

"The Simpsons' " Influence On The Media

1877 words - 8 pages Springfield. The Simpsons maybe just an animated sitcom to some individuals, but the audience and fans themselves are the ones who keep the simpsons spirit alive and pass on these words and catch phrases by using them regularly.Popular Marketing BrandThe Simpsons has attracted many advertising executives to market merchandises such as credit cards, restaurants, candy, t-shirts, toys, video games, books and other licensed materials. The marketing of

Similar Papers

“Many Films Are A Bad Influence On Young People.”What Is Your View?

584 words - 3 pages "Many films are a bad influence on young people."What is your view?The film industries of the world are developing day by day. Today there are so many films being produced that you can barely keep count. Some of them are for the benefit of the community but most of the films have a bad influence on the young people as well as on the community. These films are responsible for increase in violence, crime, illegitimacy in the society. And I

The Influence That Christianity Had On Public Morality And Education In Australia Throughout The Years Of 1788 1901

2706 words - 11 pages of intoxicating liquor. Although an abstinence pledge had been introduced by churches as early as 1800, the earliest temperance organizations seem to have been those founded at Saratoga, New York, in 1808 and in Massachusetts in 1813. The movement spread rapidly under the influence of the churchesOne can see the effect that Christianity had, had on the Australian education system when, a system was set up separate from the state government. First

George Lucas What Themes Does He Deal With?, What Influence Has His Personal Life Had On His Work? And What Is The Significance Of His Work In Today's Society?

1319 words - 6 pages three questions I have chosen to study are: What themes does George Lucas deal with? What influence has George Lucas' personal history had on his work? and What is the significance of George Lucas' work in today's society?What themes does George Lucas deal with?By watching all six of the Star Wars and all three of the Indiana Jones movies, reading biographies on his life such as Pocket Essentials Film Guide, George Lucas and looking at various

Summarize Relevant Aspects Of Jungian Psychology And Demonstrate Their Influence On Either A Child Of Our Time Or A Midsummer Marriage

3454 words - 14 pages Summarize relevant aspects of Jungian psychology and demonstrate their influence on either A Child of Our Time or A Midsummer Marriage.The relevance of Jungian Psychology, when studying Tippet, is unquestionable, almost perfunctory. The psychological theories of Jung were greatly admired by Tippet who was undoubtedly influenced a great deal by Jung’s observations of the psyche. Tippett not only clearly understood and supported the validity