This lesson will introduce Piaget's four stages of Cognitive Development. The Sensorimotor & Preoperational stages will be examined.
Source: Video created by Mollie McQuillan
Understanding of the world is dependent on sensory and motor interactions (grasping, touching, looking, etc.)
Around 8 months, infants begin to understand that objects continue to exist even if hidden.
Children begin to make very simple mental operations.
Primitive reasoning with logic.
Mentally changing an object’s shape or form.
Perceiving things from another’s point of view.