Several theories attempt to describe human development.


  • Briefly describe how Freud, Erickson, and Piaget developed their theories.
  • Explain why there is much criticism about race, ethnicity, gender, and social and economic status.
  • Choose two theories, each from a different area (e.g., psychoanalytic, cognitive, and behavioral or social cognitive theories). Briefly describe their main features, explain their major similarities and differences.