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Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

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Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

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Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

PJ's Stages of Development
Psychologist Jean Piaget formulated a series of stages to describe cognitive development from infancy through adulthood. The stages encompass components such as thought, judgement, and knowledge. The four stages include: sensorimotor (birth to 2 years), preoperational (2 to 7 years), concrete operational (7 to 11 years), and formal operational (11 years and up).
Sensorimotor (Birth to 2 years)
Sensors-and-motor (Birthday-cake to (2) Tutu)

Infants and toddlers acquire knowledge through sensory experiences and manipulating objects.

Preoperational (2 to 7 years)
Pre-math-operation (2) Tutu to Lucky (7)

Kids learn through pretend play but still struggle with logic and taking the viewpoint of others.

Concrete Operational (7 to 11 years)
Concrete Math-operation (7 Eleven)

Kids begin to think more logically, but their thinking can also be rigid. They struggle with abstract and hypothetical concepts.

Formal Operational (11 years and up)
Formal-wear Math-operation (Over 11)

An increase in logic, ability to use deductive reasoning, and an understanding of abstract ideas.


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