Analyzing Erikson's Psychosocial Development

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Erik Erikson first went to school at the University Of Vienna And then later on went on to go to school at Harvard and Yale without a bachelors degree
Erik studied art and a variety of languages during his school years, rather than science courses such as biology and chemistry.
Erikson’s fourth stage, Industry vs. Inferiority, occurred between age six and puberty. During this period, the child entered school where he or she was exposed to society’s technology. Erikson said that teachers should “mildly but firmly coerce children into the adventure of finding out that one can learn to accomplish things which one would never have thought of by oneself” . If the child had successful experiences, they received a sense of industry, which was a feeling of expertise. But if the child failed, they felt a sense of inferiority. The fifth stage, Identity vs. Role Confusion, occurred during adolescence. Elements of Erikson’s previous stages contributed significantly to this stage.
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Mistrust, occurred from birth to one year. Erikson believed that if an infants needs were met, such as being fed when hungry, they would develop trust. He also mentioned that mistrust must be learned to be able to discriminate between honest and dishonest people. Erikson said that if mistrust wins over trust the child will likely become withdrawn and will lack self-confidence. Erikson’s second stage, Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt, occurred between ages two and three. He stated that parents need to create a supportive atmosphere so the child may develop self-control. If basic trust were not sufficiently developed, the child would have developed shame and doubt about his or her sense of self-control. This was also the stage in which rules were
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