For this assignment you will write a paper 4 to 5 pages in length, not including its required cover and Reference pages, describing a single personality theory from the course textbook that best explains your own personality and life choices.Â The theory is Erick Erikson eight stages of psychosocial development.
Your task is to demonstrate your knowledge of the theory you choose via descriptions in your own words of its key concepts and to use of them to explain how you developed your own personality. Quoting must be kept to a minimum of a brief sentence or two per paper page.Â If found in greater amounts it will result in point deduction.
Your submission should be in APA Format,free of spelling and grammar errors.
Your paper will include three parts.Â Each parts will have above as a heading the part titles in bold below.
- Theory Description
A brief description of the premise and key components of the Erick Erikson eight stages of psychosocial development.Â You should be thorough but concise in this section and not spend the bulk of the paper
detailing the theory, and rather provide enough of a summary of the key points that an intelligent but uniformed reader would be able to understand its basics.
- A description of how Erickson theory explains your personality and life choices.
III.Â Theory Limitations
A description of the limitations of the theory in explaining your personality or anyone elseâ€™s.Â This section needs to identify limitations such as the theory applying to some aspects personality but not all, theory only applying to adult developmental, a theory focusing on nurture but not nature or vice versa, etc., not whether or not you agree with the theory.