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Nik is 15 and decides to dye their hair blue and join an animal liberation group. According to erikson, which stage of development is nik experiencing?.


Identity vs. Role Confusion

  • Q:Who is Erik Erikson? A: Erik Erikson was a developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who developed a theory based on eight psychosocial stages of development.
  • Q:What is Erikson's Stage Theory of Development? A:Erikson's theory proposes eight stages of human development. At each stage, there is a unique developmental task that confronts individuals with a crisis that must be resolved.
  • Q:Which stage of development is Nik experiencing? A:The stage of development that Nik is experiencing is the fifth stage - Identity vs. Role Confusion. In this stage, adolescents struggle to find their own identity and seek out a sense of belonging and meaning in life. This can lead them to explore different paths and groups, such as animal liberation groups or other social causes. They may also express their identity through creative acts, such as dyeing their hair blue.