Jean Piaget

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Jean Piaget · He was famous for working out a universal sequence of stages of cognitive development · Notable for his idea that children (and adults) are continually generating theories about the external world · He set out stages for when certain new aspects of generating theories; 1. Sensorimotor stage: which occurs from birth to age two (Children experience through their senses) 2. Preoperational stage: which occurs from ages two to seven (motor skills are acquired) 3. Concrete operational stage: which occurs from ages seven to eleven (children think logically about concrete events) 4. Formal Operational stage: which occurs after age eleven (abstract reasoning is developed here). Sensorimotor stage · The child in this stage explores the world with their senses, rather than through mental operations · This stage marks the development of essential spatial abilities and understanding of the world in six sub stages. Reflexe...

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