Erik Erikson’s Fifth Stage of Psychosocial Development

Erik Erikson was a German psychoanalyst who is credited for his psychosocial theory of development. It is important to note that his stages of psychosocial development expound on Sigmund Freud’s psychosexual theory of development. Erik Erikson’s theory takes into account the impact of external factors such as the society and parents on the development of...

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Psychological Theory

Jean Piaget was the first French psychologist who investigated the process of children’s cognitive development. He argued the idea that children were less clever than adults as it was considered at that time. Piaget tried to prove that it was impossible to compare adults and children in terms of the level of their cognitive abilities...

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