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Unformatted text preview: Piaget and Vygotsky Theories in Cognitive Development Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Born in Switzerland Doctorate at 21 in Natural Science Biology to Philosophy to Psychology Inspired by work in Binets Psychological Laboratory:-childrens incorrect answers-non-standardized tests -developmental levels Died at age 84 Knowledge, then, is a system of transformations that become progressively adequate. Piagets Theory Genetic Epistemology Schemas- Assimilation- Accommodation- Adaptation (Learning) Cognitive Development The Sensorimotor Stage (Birth-2 years old) 1-4 months- Out of sight, out of mind 4-12 months- Object Permanence developed 12-24 months- Active experimentation 1 years old:- Develops mental representation The infant uses senses and motor abilities to understand the world, beginning with reflexes and ending with complex combinations of sensorimotor skills. Preoperational Stage Mountains Study Conservation: Sees the tall skinny glass as having more liquid....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course EDU 102 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '07 term at Volunteer State Community College.

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