Module 23 - Module 23 INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD Schemas o In...

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Module 23 INFANCY AND CHILDHOOD Schemas o In Piaget’s theory, mental representations of the world that guide the processes of assimilation and accommodation Assimilation o In Piaget’s theory, the process of incorporating and, if necessary, changing new information to fit existing cognitive structures Accommodation o In Piaget’s theory, the process of modifying existing cognitive structures in response to new information Sensorimotor stage o Piaget’s first stage of cognitive development, from birth to two years old, when infants come to know the world through their own actions Object permanence o Developing at six to eight months, an awareness that objects continue to exist after they disappear from view Separation anxiety o Among infants with object permanence, a fear reaction to the absence of their primary caregiver Preoperational stage o Piaget’s second stage of cognitive development, when two- to six-year- olds become capable of reasoning in an intuitive prelogical manner
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