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Piaget’s Mechanism of Learning and Adaptation
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Jean Piaget Swiss developmental psychologist Trained zoologist Thought about conceptual change as adaptation Concepts adapt to new information the same way that species adapt to their environments Weak concepts are weeded out and rejected Strong concepts remain
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Piaget’s concepts 4 concepts that lead to conceptual change through adaptation ▫ Assimilation ▫ Accommodation ▫ Equilibration ▫ Disequilibration
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Before tackling Piaget’s concepts… The procedure is actually quite simple. First you arrange things into different groups. Of course, one pile may be sufficient depending on how much there is to do. If you have to go somewhere else due to lack of facilities that is the next step, otherwise you are pretty well set. It is important not to overdo things. That is, it is better to do too few things at once than too many. In the short run this may not seem important but complications can easily arise. A mistake can be expensive as well. At first the whole procedure will seem complicated. Soon, however, it will become just another facet of life. It is difficult to foresee any end to the necessity for this task in the immediate future, but then one never can tell. After the procedure is completed one arranges the materials into different groups again. Then they can be put into their appropriate places. Eventually they
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