Ch 5 - CH 5 COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Piaget Sensorimotor developmental stage(birth-2 Think with eyes ears hands Solve problems represent experiences

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CH 5: COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Piaget Sensorimotor developmental stage (birth-2) Think with eyes, ears, hands Solve problems, represent experiences in speech/gesture Development of schemas – organized ways of making sense of experience Adaptation – build schemas thru processes of assimilation/accomodation Assimilate – take existing schema and use it to interpret world Accommodate – current schema isn’t working, modify schema 4 legs + tail = dog Organization – rearrange and link schemas together Cat + dog = animal Sensorimotor 6 substages Circular reaction – interact with environment; child realizes there was a specific effect; repeat the behavior over and over Centered on body Then move to manipulation of objects Year 2: centered on producing novel outcomes Repetition – repeat behavior Repeat chance behavior Phase 1: Newborn reflexes Phase 2: gain voluntary control of actions (1 mo) based on basic needs Phase 3: engage in motor movements (4-8 mo) sit up, look around Manipulate objects Independence Turn attention to outside world
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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Ch 5 - CH 5 COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Piaget Sensorimotor developmental stage(birth-2 Think with eyes ears hands Solve problems represent experiences

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