Early Childhood Growth and Developmet Chapter One Timeline of Theorists

  • Ivan Pavlov

    The beginning of Behaviorism and Learning within the psychosocial theory
  • Sigmund Freud

    Beginning of the psycoanalytic theory.
  • John B. Watson

    Cotinuation of observation of Behaviorism and Learning within the psychosocial theory
  • Arnold Gessell

    The beginning of the maturational theory within the pyschosocial theory
  • Jean Piaget

    The begining of Cognitive Developmental/Constructivist
  • Lev Vygotsky

    The beginning of the sociocultural theory
  • Erik Erikson

    Worked within the psychosocial theory and focused on the stages of social and emotional development.
  • Carl Rogers

    Begins the humanistic approach to development
  • B.F. Skinner

    Continuation of the work of Pavlov
  • John Bowlby

    Developmental Attatchment
  • Abraham Maslow

    Heirarchy of Needs
  • Mary Ainsworth

    Continuation of Developmental Attatchment
  • Jerome Bruner

    Discovery learning and how culture shapes the mind
  • Urie Bronfenbrenner

    Bioecological Systems Theory
  • George A. Miller

    Information Processing
  • Robert and Joan Hinde

    Relationship-Based Theory
  • Albert Bandura

    Social Cognitive Theory
  • Esther Thelen

    Dynamic Systems Theory
  • Howard Gardner

    Multiple Intelligences
  • Elizabeth Spelke

    Core Systems Theory