The Cognitive Psychologist
What did Jean Piaget do?
What did he find out about child intelligence?
Piaget’s main focus was studying and observing the mental ability of a child and their capability. Piaget focused on how children thought remarkably different compared to adults. He studied on the behaviours of children though observation which led him into concluding and having a final theory that indicated the way children think and take certain judgment is guided by a process and divided into stages. He claims that children are not capable of undertaking certain tasks until they reach a specific age and adulthood.
His school of though
Jean Piaget focused on the cognitive and behavioral side of psychology. Cognitive psychology is the study of the mental processes. Piaget was intrigued with the thinking processes of children to find out the reasons why children gave their wrong answers on logical thinking questions.