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Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

The most influential theories on cognitive development belong to Swiss philosopher Jean Piaget, who established four key stages that every person goes through on his way to becoming a fully functioning adult. Keep reading to learn more about the specific stages of cognitive development and what they mean for your child's education.

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    Piaget's Four Stages of Cognitive Development

    Sensorimotor Proposed Age Rangea Birth to age 2 General Description Schemes are based largely on behaviors and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

    Jean Piaget (1896-1980) studied the correlation between children's cognitive development and age. According to Paget,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Cognitive Development

    Developing an understanding of the world around you is a lifetime process that begins at birth. Knowing about the...

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    Language Development

    There is a close connection between the development of thought and the development of language. Language also develops...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Jean Piaget

    Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist who began the systematic study of children's behavior in the 1920s. And even though...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Promoting School-Age Children’s Cognitive Development

    So far, we have discussed the important responsibility of parents in helping their children make and sustain...

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    Intellectual Development

    The theory, research, and philosophy of development in the early childhood years provides a deeper understanding of...

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    Insights from Piaget

    According to Piaget, a striking difference between infant and preschooler cognition is the ability to use symbolic...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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