Flashcards in piagets model Deck (13):
what is piagets model about?
cognitive development in children
abstract logical thinking definition
the ability to solve problems using the imagination without having to be involved physically.
egocentric thinking definition
not being able to see a situation from another persons point of view
concrete logical thinking definition
the ability to solve problems providing an individual can see or physically handle the issue involved
what are the four stages of piaget’s model?
what age range is the sensorimotor stage designed for
birth - two years old
what age range is the preoerational stage designed for
two - seven years old
what age range is the concrete operational stage designed for?
seven - eleven years old
what age range is the formal operational stage designed for?
eleven - eighteen years old
what happens in the sensorimotor stage
infants think by interacting with their eyes, ears hands and mouth.
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
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