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Theories in Child development

Cognitive theories
Emphasize concious thought. piaget and vygotky
Behaviorar and social cognitive theories
emphasize behavior, environment and cognition as the key factor in development. Albert vandura.
Ethological theory
strong biological view. behavior is strongly influenced by biology. Kronrad Lorenz
Ecological theory
Emphasizes environmental view. reflect the influence of several environmental systems: microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem, macrosystem and chronosystem created by Urie Bronfenbrenner