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what is piagets model about?

cognitive development in children

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abstract logical thinking definition

the ability to solve problems using the imagination without having to be involved physically.

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egocentric thinking definition

not being able to see a situation from another persons point of view

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concrete logical thinking definition

the ability to solve problems providing an individual can see or physically handle the issue involved

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what are the four stages of piaget’s model?

sensorimotor
preoperational
concrete operational
formal operational

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what age range is the sensorimotor stage designed for

birth - two years old

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what age range is the preoerational stage designed for

two - seven years old

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what age range is the concrete operational stage designed for?

seven - eleven years old

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what age range is the formal operational stage designed for?

eleven - eighteen years old

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what happens in the sensorimotor stage

infants think by interacting with their eyes, ears hands and mouth.

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what happens in the preoperational stage

- children use symbols to represent their earlier sensorimotor discoveries.
- development of language makes make-believe play possible.
- they cannot understand how volume and mass work

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what happens in the concrete operational stage

- children’s reasoning becomes logical
- children can work out things like who is tallest if they are shown images

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what happens in the formal operational stage

abstract thinking allows adolescents to reason through symbols that do not refer to objects in the real world.

they can problem solve inside their head without pictures.