Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development


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According to Freud, someone who compulsively bites their nails might have experienced which of the following as a young child?

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1. According to Freud, how might parents being overly demanding during toilet training affect a person's development?

2. According to Freud, the phases of psychosexual development establish our _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Freud's theories on sexuality were very influential, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of them. You'll be assessed on your ability to identify and define the various stages of psychosexual development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Freudian psychology
  • Definition of psychosexual
  • Stages of psychosexual development

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as phallic stage and Oedipus complex
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding psychology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about psychosexual development

Additional Learning

To learn more about psychology, review the accompanying lesson on Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the theories of Sigmund Freud
  • Understand the stages of psychosexual development
  • Know how Freud influenced the history of psychology