Unformatted text preview: reflexes. a. Object permanence- 8 months kids learn that the object is still there if you hide it b. Language- acquired after stage 1 2) Preoperational- (age 2-7) kids represent the world symbolically by words and mental pics but CANT understand basic mental operations or rules a. Symbolic thinking in the form of words to represent objects & experiences b. Symb. Thinking allows children to pretend play c. Conservation- Child CANNOT grasp that matter neither be created nor destroyed...
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- Fall '07
- Psychology, Theory of cognitive development, experiences b. Symb