Industry versus Inferiority Stage: Overview & Examples Video


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Which prominent figure in the history of psychology proposed that we all pass through eight stages of socioemotional development?

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1. According to Erikson, what is the most critical aspect of each socioemotional stage in development?

2. Erikson's fourth stage, Industry versus Inferiority takes place at approximately what age?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning assessments are an ideal way to assess your knowledge of the industry vs. inferiority stage in a theory of socioemotional development. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include ways a child could master a sense of industry and the most critical aspect of each socioemotional stage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about the following:

  • Psychologist who proposed the eight stages of socioemotional development
  • Most critical aspect of each stage in development
  • Age range when industry vs. inferiority takes place
  • An example of a potential opportunity for a child to master a sense of industry
  • Likely result of child's failure to master a sense of industriousness

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the industry vs. inferiority stage of socioemotional development
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about child development in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about when the fourth developmental stage occurs

Additional Learning

Investigate this developmental stage further by reviewing the corresponding lesson, Industry versus Inferiority Stage: Overview & Examples. The lesson enables you to complete these objectives:

  • Learn about the stages of socioemotional development
  • Define and discuss industry vs. inferiority
  • Review examples of this stage