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Cognitive Development in Infancy Chapter 5
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Piaget and Cognitive Development Key Elements: Action = Knowledge Schemes Assimilation Accommodation 4 stages physical maturation and experience Qualitative changes (not just content) 2
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Piaget’s stages Formal-operational Stage Can apply principles across actions Concrete-operational Stage Can think about reversible actions Preoperational Stage Can represent objects symbolically Sensorimotor Stage Thought = overt behavior 3
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Sensorimotor Substages (table 5-1, p. 142) 1. Simple Reflexes 2. Habits and Primary Circular Reactions 3. Secondary Circular Reactions 4. Coordination of Secondary Circular Reactions 5. Tertiary Circular Reactions 6. Beginnings of Thought 4
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Object Permanence 5
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Evaluating Piaget PROS: Descriptions of child cognitive development accurate in many ways Children learn by acting on environment Broad outlines of sequence of cognitive development and increasing cognitive accomplishments are
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