Flashcards in Jean Piaget - Cognitive Development of Children Deck (4)
What is the Sensory Motor Stage?
(Piaget, First Stage)
Birth - 2 Years
No Object Permanence - Show an infant a toy and then hide it. Child will think that it is gone
Lacks Language! Uses senses instead (sight, sound, touch etc)
What is the Pre-Operational Stage?
(Piaget, Second Stage)
2 - 7 Years Old
-Exhibit egocentric thought and language
Mine Mine Mine Stage! (Terrible Twos)
Concerned with absolutes, child is able to think in black and white
What is the Concrete Operational Stage?
(Piaget, 3rd Stage)
7 - 11 Years Old
Begins to think logically
Solves Conservation tasks (Pour the same amount of liquid into two differently shaped glasses, can figure out which are the same)
Solves logical equations (Ex: 2 +2 = 4)