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560 2/26- guest lecturer  26/02/2009 13:15:00 What Drives Cognitive Development A first Look into the Theory of Piaget Let’s Brainstorm… Think about what a 2-year old knows about a ball Jean Piaget Forefather of Stage Theory of cognitive development o Interested in biology at early age o Published article at 11—observation of albino sparrows o Mother suffered from mental illness o Hired to interview kids a bout what they know Intrigued about kids giving the wrong answers o Can you be in Madison, wi and the us at the same time? Includes class inclusion Kids would have to know that Madison is in wi and wi is in us Well u cant b in three places at once, so no. o Influences on Development Biological maturation Social experiences Activity Axioms of Piaget’s Theory Organize what we know into coherent systems (schema) Development adaptation to reality Adapt through scientific problem solving
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2009 for the course PSY 560 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.

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