Jean Piaget

Contribution to Phychology

Piaget developed the theory of cognitive development. The theory of cognitive development talks about the nature and development of human intelligence. He also came up with genetic epistemology which means the study of the origins of knowledge.

Background and Date of Birth

Jean Piaget was born on August 9th 1896 to Arthur and Rebecca. He married Valentine Chatenay and they had three children. Piaget died September 16th 1980.Piaget went to University of Neuchatel and University of Zurich. He studied natural history, philosophy, and he received his doctorate from University of Neuchatel.