Child Development Theorists & Theories

 

Theorists Vygotsky Piaget

Behaviourism & Social Learning

Attachment

Developmental Psychology

Overview of Theories of Development

Freud, Erikson, Vygotsky, and Kohlberg will be the handful of theorists touched on in understanding how we develop physically, cognitively, and morally

Freud's Psychosexual Development

According to Miserando's (2012) text Personality Psychology, Foundations and Findings, much of Sigmund Freud's work was inspired by scientists. He theorised that instincts were the connection between the mind and body (Miserando, 2012). This lead to the unveiling of the "unconscious" self, where he came up with the three components of personality, psychosexual development, and much more.

Kohlberg Moral Development

Learn about how we develop our morals according to Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development. He emphasizes how we are climbing the ladder of morality as we develop. Do most of us reach the highest stage of morality?

Erikson's Psychosocial Development

Learn about Erikson's Psychosocial Theory of Development. His theory outlines different stages of life from birth to death

 

Theorists Vygotsky Piaget

Behaviourism & Social Learning

Attachment