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What is Piaget's theory of cognitive development?
Born- August 9, 1896, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died-September 16, 1980, in Geneva, Switzerland
Piaget's theory of cognative development is a comprehensive theory about the nature and development of human intelligence. Piaget believed that one's childhood plays a vital and active role in a person's development. Piaget's idea is primarily known as a development stage theory.
What is class inclusion in child development?
He became intrigued with the reasons children gave for their wrong answers to the questions that required logical thinking. He believed that these incorrect answers revealed important differences between the thinking of adults and children.
After watching many children, he felt that all children went through a series of four stages in the same order. Some children advanced through a stage faster than other children. The first stage that he observed was from birth to two years of age. Piaget called this the sensorimotor period. Children in this stage have a cognitive system that is limited to the motor reflexes.
What did Jean Piaget contribution to psychology?
His best selling book is called- The Psychology of the Child