Jacobs And Patrick's Reaction To The Mean Monkey

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The Theory of the Mind Discussion 1 Discuss both Jacob’s and Patrick’s reaction to the “mean monkey.” Jacob is not old enough to take control of the situation with the monkey. His only thoughts were choosing the picture that he liked best. Jacob did not know how to fool the monkey. Patrick was old enough to think how others would think. He knew if he picked the wrong picture the monkey would pick the same picture so he picked the picture he did not want to give to the monkey. Patrick knew his thoughts were his own. What stage would Erickson say each child is in? Jacob is in the second stage autonomy vs. shame and doubt known as the will. Patrick is in the third stage Initiative vs. Guilt known as the purpose. How do these different stages

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