TRUST V MISTRUST - Infants develop feelings of trust or a lack of trust. If adults meet the needs of the baby, the baby develops trust. If adults are inconsistent providers or the baby experiences unpleasant interactions, it develops mistrust
AUTONOMY V SHAME AND DOUBT - Toddlers develop independence and autonomy if exploration and freedom are encouraged or shame and self-doubt if they are overprotected freedom is too restricted.
INITIATIVE V GUILT - Children experience conflict between making independent actions and the negative consequences that sometimes result from those actions.