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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 Binet’s Psychological Laboratory:-children’s incorrect answers-non-standardized tests -developmental levels Died at age 84 “Knowledge, then, is a system of transformations that become progressively adequate.” Piaget’s 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 ½ 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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