PSYCH 2004 Lecture 8

PSYCH 2004 Lecture 8 - Piaget`s Stages of Cognitive Development A The Stages Defined B Criticisms C Another Stage Model II Social Development A

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I. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development A. The Stages Defined B. Criticisms C. Another Stage Model I. Social Development A. Attachment – What It Is, 4 Types B. Sources of Support During Development I. Adolescence: A Terrible, Difficult Time? II. Visual Perception, Introduced You will have 10-15 min. to ask questions about exam next time. Come to office hours for help. See list of important terms/concepts on Bboard.
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Jean Piaget : Development is discontinuous, occurs in distinct predictable stages HOW WE LEARN, CHANGE Schema —mental structure or framework that organizes and interprets information Can be altered in a couple of ways… Assimilation (incorporation)—interpreting new information in terms of existing knowledge Accommodation (adjustment)—modifying existing knowledge in response to new input
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Learning what is and isn’t a “doggie”(seeing a sheep forces one to accommodate, change the thought that all 4-legged animals are doggies) Learning how to grasp a ball, then other balls (assimilation), then other objects like forks, blocks, etc. (accommodation)
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PSYCH 2004 Lecture 8 - Piaget`s Stages of Cognitive Development A The Stages Defined B Criticisms C Another Stage Model II Social Development A

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