A young man has been arrested and is serving jail time for drug possession, assault, and armed robbery. Throughout his childhood and adolescence he has been in and out of trouble at school and with the juvenile justice system.
Considering the (limited) background information given above, choose three out of the five theories listed below and describe how each theory might explain how this young man became the person that he is. (Refer to Chapter 2 of your textbook)
1. Psychosocial Theory – Erikson
2. Behaviorism/Learning Theory
3. Cognitive Theory
4. Sociocultural Theory
5. Evolutionary Theory
As you explain each of the 3 chosen theories and how they have impacted the man’s life and present circumstance, be sure to differentiate each, using each theory’s underlying principles to illustrate its influence.
Please use cites within the responses to the question from the chapter that I will send you.