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4 Tutorials that teach Piaget's 4 Stages of Cognitive Development-Sensorimotor Stage, Preoperational
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Piaget's 4 Stages of Cognitive Development-Sensorimotor Stage, Preoperational

Piaget's 4 Stages of Cognitive Development-Sensorimotor Stage, Preoperational

Author: Barbara Ludins
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This lesson will introduce Piaget's four stages of Cognitive Development. The Sensorimotor & Preoperational stages will be examined.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Sensorimotor Stage

    Understanding of the world is dependent on sensory and motor interactions (grasping, touching, looking, etc.)

  • Object Permanence

    Around 8 months, infants begin to understand that objects continue to exist even if hidden.

  • Preoperational Stage

    Children begin to make very simple mental operations.

  • Intuitive Thought

    Primitive reasoning with logic.

  • Transformation

    Mentally changing an object’s shape or form.

  • Egocentric Thought

    Perceiving things from another’s point of view.