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Stage three of Psychosocial Development: Locomotor

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In regards to Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development, please discuss the locomotor stage specifically.

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This solution describes the locomotor stage of Erik Erikson's theory of Psychosocial Development in 236 words with an example.

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Stage 3: Locomotor
Age: Early Childhood -- 2 to 6 years
Conflict: Initiative vs. Guilt
Important Event: Independence


The most important event at this stage is independence. The child continues to be assertive and to take the initiative. Playing and hero worshiping are an important form of initiative for ...

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