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4.2 Jean Piaget's Stage Theory of Cognitive Development
Behavior governed by reflexes; Develop our first schematas through our senses.
Babies at first do not realize that objects continue to exist even when they are out of sensory range.
Beginnings of language acquisition, refer to world using symbols
Realization that properties of objects remain the same even when their shapes change
Size and shape of an object remain the same
Concrete Operations Stage
Children learn to think more logically about complex relationships of objects
Formal Operations Stage
Abstract reasoning; being able to manipulate objects and contrast ideas in our mind without physically seeing them.
The ability to think about the way we think; we can trace our thought process and evaluate the effectiveness of how we solved a problem
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