Erik Erikson presented a model of psychosocial development comprising eight stages. Industry vs Inferiority is the fourth stage and comes right after the initiative vs guilt phase. This stage occurs between the age of six and twelve. It is a crucial stage for development as it lays the groundwork for a child’s self-perception, work ethic, and sense of competence. In this article, we will explore this stage and its impact on the overall development.

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