An Autobiography as Defined On TwoMajor Theories of Development

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H HARMONY A AMBITIOUS N NEAT N NOBILITY O OPTIMISTIC N NICE Table of Content Acknowledgement………………………………………………………………..4 Introduction……………………………………………………………………….5 Outline of theories Psychosexual Development Cognitive Development……………………………………………………………7-11 Analysis……………………………………………………………………………..12-16 Major challenges and situation That created the unique person I am………………………………………………….17 The Positive Attitude…………………………………………………………………18 A stressful situation that I have Undergone and how I dealt with it…………………………………………………….19-20 Interview Question………………………………………………………………………21 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………22 Appendix Family…show more content…
The id is in the unconscious reservoir of drives and is ruled by pleasure principle. Its demand must be satisfy immediately. The ego is ruled by the reality principle. The superego serves as a sensor on the ego and deals with moral. Cognitive Development (Jean Piaget) The cognitive theory was proposed by Jean Piaget and is concerned with the qualitative development and mental processes and abilities. The cognitive theory seeks to understand how changes in behavior reflect changes in thinking. Piaget’s Cognitive Development Theory – explores the progressive changes that take place in thinking abilities over time. Cognitive development is the combined result of maturation of the brain and nervous system and adaptation to our environment. Elements of cognitive activity . Schema – a mental structure of the situation / object . Adaptation – process of adjusting thinking to include new information . Assimilation – acquiring new information and incorporating it into current schemas in response to new environmental stimuli. . Accommodation – adjusting to new information by creating new schemas when old ones won’t do. . Equilibrium – harmony between sensory information and accumulated knowledge. . Equilibration – compensation for external disturbance by moving from structural disequilibrium to a new, higher equilibrium. Involves increase in thinking as one balances

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