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Piaget’S Theory Of Cognitive Development

piagets theory of cognitive development

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Piaget’S Theory Of Cognitive Development

  1. 1. Piaget’s Theory of cognitive Development<br />
  2. 2. 4 Stages of Cognitive Development<br />Sensorimotor Stage<br />Preoperational Stage<br />Concrete Operational Stage<br />Formal Operational Stage<br />
  3. 3. Sensorimotor StageAges: birth to 2<br />Sensory perceptions <br />Motor activities<br />Infant trying to make sense of the world<br />
  4. 4. Sub Stages of the sensorimotor stage<br />Reflexes (0-1 month)<br />Primary Circular Reactions (1-4 months)<br />Secondary Circular Reactions (4-8 months)<br />Coordination of Reactions (8-12 months)<br />Tertiary Circular Reactions (12-18 months)<br />Early Representational Thought (18-24 months)<br />
  5. 5. Preoperational Stageages:2 to 6<br />Language Development<br />Egocentrism<br />Conservation<br />Increase in role playing<br />Children will use their imagination(ex: pretending an old box is a house)<br />
  6. 6. Preoperational Stage<br />Egocentrism:<br />- The inability of the child to view things from another perspective other than their own<br />Conservation:<br />- The awareness that altering a substance’s appearance does not change its basic properties<br />
  7. 7. Conservation <br />
  8. 8. Concrete operational stageages: 7 to 11<br />Use of logic<br />Think logically of concrete events <br />Difficulty understanding hypothetical concepts<br />Elimination of egocentrism<br />
  9. 9. Processes During this stage:<br />Seriation<br />Transitivity <br />Classification<br />Decentering<br />Reversibilty<br />
  10. 10. Formal Operational StageAges: 12 to adulthood<br />Think about abstract concepts <br />Systematic Planning <br />Deductive Reasoning<br />Problem Solving<br />