Sigmund Freud's Theory: Developmental Theories

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Developmental Theories Psychoanalytic was first discovered by Sigmund Freud which is a close look at the unconscious drives that make people do certain things or act a certain way. Freud was always talking about the way the mind worked because he believed our minds are responsible for the things we do weather we are conscious or unconscious. There are three characteristics according to Freud that made up a persons personality which are: The Id, ego, and the super ego. The Id is the part of the unconscious that attempts pleasure, which people seem to act out when the Id is not lined up with the ego or super ego. Ego, for us humans to keep a real sense on earth in reality we need ego in order to maintain a balance between pain and pleasure,…show more content…
He found that the patients’ inspection of former patients handling snakes was an effective therapy. The patients in treatment ideal the information that others who were like them handled snakes with no ill effects. Bandura was known very well for his famous Bobo Doll Experiment. In this experiment he exposed a group of kids to the aggressive modeling film and then let them play in the room with the bobo doll to see what their behavior would be and it was also aggressive. He put a group of kids in the room with the bobo doll without exposer of the aggressive model and they did not react aggressively. Bandura tested 36 boys and 36 girls from the Stanford University Nursery School between the ages 3 to 6 years old. A great example of this theory would be the view that people learn by observing others. The social learning theory explains how people learn new behaviors, values, and attitudes. For example, a teen may learn slang by watching and listening to other peers. “Ethnological Theory is the study of animals behavior while they are in their natural habitat. Evaluating Ethological Theory, Contributions of ethological theory include a focus on the biological and evolutionary basis of development, and the use of careful examination in naturalistic settings” said by John
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