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Unformatted text preview: o Now can do abstract thought, deductive reasoning • Contemporary Perspectives o Sensorimotor Stage Object permanence – takes root earlier than Piaget thought o Preoperational Stage Egocentrism – doesn’t have to occur Lack of conservation – could have been because of instructions o Idea of stages has been replaced by novice-to-expert development • Cognitive development happens quickly, on a lot of fronts. Lots of ways a preschooler is already more like an adult than like a 1-day-old. •...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08