Piaget's Theory Of Lifespan Development

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Lifespan development means to age-related changes that occur from the day of birth, throughout a persons ' life, into and during old age. During this course I learn a lot of new concepts, the most interesting thing that I learn was the contributions that Piaget left in the field of lifespan and development. Piaget was a wonderful man that was born in 1896 in Switzerland. He was interested in the natural and biological world at a very young age. He studied at the University of Zurich he published two philosophical articles that he then later dismissed as adolescent confusion. Piaget was the first psychologist to make a systematic study of cognitive development.
The first time that Piaget became interested in children development was when he
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His major contributions include important observational studies of cognition in children, a theory of cognitive child development, and a series of creative exams to reveal different cognitive skills.

The theory are different from others theories in several ways, Piaget is concerned with children, rather than all learners. He focuses on development, rather than learning per se, so it does not address learning of information or specific behaviors. He proposes discrete stages of development, marked by qualitative differences, rather than a gradual increase in number and complexity of behaviors, concepts, ideas, etc.

The objective of the theory is to describe the mechanisms and processes by which the baby, and then the child, develops into an individual who can reason and think using hypotheses. To Piaget, cognitive development was a progressive reorganization of mental processes as a result of biological maturation and environmental experience. Children construct an understanding of the world around them, and then experience discrepancies between what they already know and what they discover in their environment. The three basic components to piaget 's cognitive theory are: Schemas, adaptation processes that enable the transition from one stage to another and Stages of
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