QuestionsCategory: Childhood and Growing UpExplain Erikson’s stage of toddlerhood characterized by autonomy versus shame and doubt.
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Toddlerhood is the second stage of development. This stage can also be called independence versus dependence. Toddlers develop a sense of independence when their caregivers encourage them to be independent through activities such as choosing toys, going to the toilet, and the like. If the caregivers are constantly encouraging dependence, toddlers may doubt their abilities. Read Full Lesson: Stages of Erickson's Theory of Psychosocial Development