Jean Piaget's Principles Of Cognivation Experiment

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The aim of the experiment is to prove Jean Piaget’s experiment and to investigate if the cognitive function is developing at normal rates in children as well as young people at different ages. According to Piaget’s experiment, there are 2 parts of the experiment involved: the object permanence experiment, principles of conversation (psychology) experiment. Lawrence Kohlberg agreed with Jean Piaget but wanted to design experiments of his own to further understand the development of morals (Mcleod, 2011). Kohlberg designed the Heinz dilemma experiment to test the development of a sense of right and wrong (morals), which will be discussed in this paper. The word cognitive, originally a derived Latin word cognoscere, which is to know can be used in psychological processes and activities that are involved in thinking and knowing- where information is acquired, processed and organized. Cognitive development, involves how these processes develop in children and young people and how it affects them to become more effective and useful in mental thinking and comprehension of the world. Cognitive psychology is composed of memory and perception (Oakley, 2004). Object Permanence experiment, which is knowing that an object still exists even if it is hidden which requires the ability to form a mental representation of the object. This experiment is described for birthed babies and up to 2 years (A Scher, 2008). Principles of conversation experiment tests a child’s ability to see that

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