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I. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development A. Thought Processes Involved B. The Stages C. Criticisms II. Social Development A. Attachment – What It Is, 4 Types B. Sources of Support During Development III. Adolescence: A Terrible, Difficult Time? No. NEXT CLASS: EXAM!
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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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PIAGET’S STAGES OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT 0-2 yrs. –Sensorimotor : experiencing world through senses and actions ….looking, mouthing, touching; learning object permanence (something still exists even if you can’t see it) 2-7 yrs. –Preoperational : represent things with words and images, but literally and without logical reason; also not much ability to see another’s perspective…
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When young children are shown a model of 3 mountains, 1 big and 2 small, they cannot see that a person on the other side will have a different view.
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