The life of a developmental theorist...
Birth August 9, 1896
Education University of Neuchâtel
University of Zurich
- Attended Neuchâtel Latin High School at age 11
- Interested in science at a young age
- Had a fascination of mullosks
Piaget became well known due to his research with Théodore Simon and Alfred Binet. A result of their work was the creation of a systematic study of cognitive development.
The image above is Jean Piaget's theory that cognitive development occurs in a series of stages: Sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational. He used several tests to confirm the accuracy of the stages.