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