Per Allport, propriate functioning is an organizing process that maintains one’s sense of self. It determines how one perceives the world, what one remembers from one’s experiences, and how one’s thoughts are directed. It is his term for the ego or self. Allport described the nature and development of the proprium over seven stages from infancy through adolescence. Identify and describe the seven stages of the development of the proprium as given by Allport. Also, mention the ages in which these stages occur. Describe how an emotionally healthy adult is formed in the transition from infancy to adulthood. Mention Allport’s six criteria for emotionally healthy adult personalities.
Instructions: Identify and number each stage in bold font and give your description and explanation. The next section should them connect to the transition from infancy to adulthood. Create your response in a word document with a minimum of 550-word count to connect to all required components. Be specific with addressing factual points from the readings to back up your thoughts. Include in text citations and a reference citation at the end of your response, which includes the text and any outside sources in APA format. Include an APA cover page.