EGO DEVELOPMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 47 1. An infant's emerging consciousness being separate from others. 2. Classic psychoanalytical theory. Process where part of the id is transformed into the ego. EGO DEVELOPMENT: "A child's ego development emerges gradually as distinct from its parents." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHIATRY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) GESELL, ARNOLD LUCIUS (1880- 1961) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EGO DEVELOPMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ego-development/ (accessed June 27, 2022).