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Erik Erikson & Jean Piaget
Describes Erikson's theory of stages in affective development & Piaget's theory of cognitive development & shows complementary aspects.
# 17609 | 1,350 words | 2 sources | 1987 | US
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Psychology (Child and Adolescent) , Psychology (Piaget) , Psychology (General)

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"This research coordinates Erik Erikson's theory of stages in the social emotional (affective) development of persons up to young adulthood with Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive develop-ment, describing the development of the whole child as he or she simultaneously develops in both emotional and intellectual ways. To this end, this research presents first a delineation of both theories and then a coordinating framework within which both theories may be related.
Views of Erik Erikson
According to Lerner and Soohom (1980) as well as Muuss (1982), the theoretical views of Erikson may be delineated as follows. Influenced by Freud, Erikson adapted many of Freud's notions (i.e. the oral, anal and phallic stages) into a (...)"

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