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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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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Seibert during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.
- Fall '08