Developmental Timeline

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Birth

07/14/1995

From here until about 2 years, I was in Piaget's sensorimotor stage. The significance of this is that this is when I first started coordinate my senses and actions through reflexes.

First Reaction to my Mom

09/22/1995

I was still Piaget's sensorimotor stage. This is significant because this is when I first recognized my mom, signaling the start of coordinating sensations.

First word-Mama

02/06/1997

I am now in Piaget's preoperational stage. This marks the start of ability to use words without logical thinking.

First Punishment

10/22/1999

This marks the first time I felt guilt; therefore, I am in stage 3 of Erikson's stages. This is significant because it marks the time when I first started to develop my sets of morals. I am also in Kohlberg's stage 4, because I begin to determine right and wrong by society's rules.

First Problem with another child

10/27/2001

I came home very sad because I wasn't as good at a game as another child. This means that I was in stage 4 of Erikson's stages. This is significant because it marks the start of the competence vs. inferiority; in this case, I felt inferior for the first time.

First A in school

10/17/2003

Piaget's concrete operational stage. I am now thinking and understanding logically.

First Time Blatently Disobeying My Parents

04/15/2004

I am now in Kohlberg's Stage 5 social contract orientation. This is significant because I am starting to view society's rules as fallible or absolute.

First Critical Thinking

10/18/2007

I am now in Piaget's formal operational stage. This is significant because I am now developing critical thinking, which will be important for the rest of my life.

First Debate with my Parents

11/13/2008

I am now in Kohlberg's stage 6 individual principles and conscience orientation. This is significant because it marks the first time I determine right and wrong by my own ethical principles, not other people's.

First Emotionally Substantial Break-Up

12/13/2016

I am now in Erikson's 6th stage, intimacy vs. isolation. This is significant because I am now deciding for myself whether I want to be alone and with another person.

First Bout with Depression

10/21/2067

I am now in Erikson's eighth stage, integrity vs. despair. At 72 years old, I begin to wonder what is left on this earth for me. The significance of this is that it marks the beginning of my internal battle between integrity and despair.