Montessori Method is an approach to education which emphasizes individuality and independence in learning; children are seen as inherently curious and learning driven.
Summary: Attachment theory emphasizes the importance of a secure and trusting mother-infant bond on development and well-being.
Summary: There exist five kinds of understanding (or cognitive tools) that individuals usually master in a particular order during the course of their development; these have important educational implications.
Summary: Mahler describes a series of stages occurring within the first three years of life aimed at the developmental goal of Separation and Individuation.
A model of human psyche, transitioning from a paranoid-schizoid to a depressive position, while emphasizing the critical role of parental care during infancy.
Theory of Mind, Empathy, Mindblindness