Flashcards in W23-L4: Intro to psychological development Deck (5):
What is the Erikson's stages of development?
Classifies people into age groups which has its own developmental tasks
What are some problems with Erikson's stages?
Hard to test empirically, very broad terms, simplistic
What did Havighurst propose?
human development moves through stages but each stage is associated with “tasks”
What is a developmental task?
which arises at or about a certain period in the life of an individual, successful achievement of which leads to happiness and to success with later tasks, while failure leads to unhappiness in the individual... and difficulty with later tasks