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Unformatted text preview: Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development Monday, February 14, 2011 9:34 AM • SENSORIMOTOR STAGE • As sensorimotor schemes develop different concepts are constructed • Causality • Object Permanence • Spatial • Birth to 18th months of age • Object Permanence • Stages 1-2(0-4 months) • Not looking for hidden objects • Will track moving objects • Stage 3(4-8) months of age • Will look for partially hidden objects • Not search for completely hidden objects • Stage 4( 8-12 months) • Search for hidden objects • Make A not B error. - Reflects an incomplete understanding of object permanence Object is placed under a cloth and baby can discover object, when placed under cloth of the same color he or she picks the wrong cloth • Why do infants make the A not B error • Piaget says that infants are egocentric: Babies believe that their actions are responsible...
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