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Unformatted text preview: Child, in a non self-serving way, thinks they are the center of the universe o Child begins to represent the world with sounds and images o Increased symbolic thinking and goes beyond the connection of sensory and physical actions o Symbolic thinking and egocentrism o Kids who learn sign language start speaking later o Infants can do symbolic thinking Concrete operation stage 7-11 years o Operational thinking, classification skills o Logical o Chilld has logical thinking about concrete texts o Child knows their dog is an animal Final form of cognitive development: Formal Operational Stage 11-adulthood o Can reason in abstract and logical ways o Capable of hypothetical and deductive reasons...
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- Fall '08