Parallels in Cognitive Substages and Socioaffectivity in Fischer

  • Gerald Young


In this chapter, I review major cognitive/socioaffective correspondences in the work of Fischer and colleagues. First, I examine his account of the Oedipus situation. Then, I present his early work on particular correspondences between cognitive and affective development. The chapter moves to Harter’s account of self-development in terms of parallels with Fischer’s model.


Cognitive Level Basic Emotion Representational System Representational Mapping Oedipus Conflict 
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  1. 1.Glendon CollegeYork UniversityTorontoCanada

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