Symbolic function substage first substage of

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Unformatted text preview: reoperational Stage • Vygotsky’s Theory • Information Processing Piaget’s Preoperational Stage 1. Symbolic Function Substage • First substage of preoperational thought: o 2- 4 years old o Begin to create symbols o Symbolic functions include scribbled drawings representing real objects • Thought is limited by: • Egocentrism • Animism (lifelike qualities) • The Three Mountains Task—A Demonstration of Egocentrism 2. Intuitive Thought Substage Second substage of preoperational thought: • 4 – 7 years old • Usage of primitive reasoning, – lacks conservation abilities • Unable to mentally reverse actions: – numbers, length, volume, and area • Between ages...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course PSYCHOLOGY SPC 204 taught by Professor Dr.john during the Spring '10 term at Sunway University College.

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