Jean Piaget - SOCIALIZATION Jean Piaget (1896-1980)-Swiss...

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SOCIALIZATION Jean Piaget (1896-1980)—Swiss psychologist emphasized the cognitive (intellectual) development or how reasoning skills develop—claimed that children all over thw world, no matter the development of their societies, go through the same stages Sensorimotor stage (birth-2) no symbolic thoughts or use of language—direct contact with experience (tasting, touching) Preoperational stage (2-7)—children develop the ability to use symbols—do not yet understand common concepts of speed, size or causation Concrete operational stage (7-11)—children think of tangible objects and actual events— can draw conclusions about physical consequences of an action without having to try out the action—cannot understand abstract concepts like truth or dishonesty, even though they have learned to lie Formal operational stage (12-adolescence)—the potential to think in abstract terms, and to understand places, things and events they have never personally experiences—can
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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Jean Piaget - SOCIALIZATION Jean Piaget (1896-1980)-Swiss...

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