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PSY120—CAROL DONNELLY Lecture 6—Tuesday, September 12, 2006 DEVELOPMENT (cont’d) Who is Piaget?? Is the first person to have the most thorough theory of how thinking evolves. Schema: a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information. Assimilate – (maintain schema) Accommodate – (change schema) Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development 1. Sensorimotor = Birth-2 Years **Infant experiences the world through senses and actions (looking, touching) **Object permanence (8-10 months) – just because I don’t see it doesn’t mean it isn’t **stranger anxiety – get anxious about being left alone with a stranger. 2. Preoperational = 2-6 Years 1. Child represents things with words & images, but cannot use logic. 2. Ability to pretend, experimentation 3. Cannot reverse information 4. Egocentric. 5. Cannot understand negative instructions 6. Animism – acting as though nature was alive 7. Artificialism – 8. Realism – difficult for children to differentiate between what is real and what is a dream. Nightmare of monsters but don’t know if it was a dream. i. Trouble with Cause and Effect – 3. Concrete Operational = 7-12 Years **Child thinks logically about concrete events, can grasp concrete analogies and positive analytical operations.
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  • Spring '08
  • Donnely
  • Theory of cognitive development, Gender Schema Theory, Gender Identification Theory Social Learning Theory Cognitive Developmental Theory Gender Schema Theory Freud, Parenting Authoritarian Parenting

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