Jean Piaget

Birth: August 9,1896 Death: September 16,1980


  • 3 kids
  • Married to Valentine Chatenay
  • At age 11 he started his career as a researcher by writing a short paper
  • Studied the natural sciences
  • Went to the University of Neuchatel

Contribution to Psychology

  • Provided support for the idea that children think differently than adults
  • Research identified several important milestones in the mental development of children
  • First psychologist to make a systematic study of cognitive development
  • He created the international center for genetic epistemology in 1955 and served as director until his death

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