Middle Childhood(6 — 12 years)

Freud

Latency Stage

- sexuality repressed; displaced into learning

Erikson

Industry versus Inferiority

- school years

Piaget

Concrete Operational Intelligence

-systematic thinking, but still tied to the concrete

Vygotsky

Age of Learning

- with adults outside the family

Egan

Romantic Understanding

- Disembodied systems of reference, made possible by written language