Notes 11-14 - Assimilation- incorporating experiences into...

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Notes 11-14-07 Piaget Children are Natural scientists Assumptions Infant has no mind Origin of mind Innate biological reflexes Active in development Innate curiosity motivates cognitive development Primary questions How does the mind come to be coordinated with the world in which it lives? What is the source and beginning of knowledge? How does thought emerge? Internal Principle Equilibrium is the process of making your thinking and experiences match Adaptation- adjusting your intellect to the external world
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Unformatted text preview: Assimilation- incorporating experiences into existing understandings Accommodation- changing your thought processes in order to incorporate your experience Bridge principles Schema Short cut to organized information Cognitive Figurative Operative Stages of cognition Holistic generalized way of acting Thinking Universal sequence No skipping No regression Are transformtion...
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