Summary Of Piaget's Stages Of Development

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Jean William Fritz Piaget born on 9 August 1896 (Neuchâtel, Switzerland). He then became interested in why children gave wrong answers to questions that only needed logical thinking. He believed that the reason behind this was the differences between te thinking of adults and children. Piaget described his work as genetic epistemology (the origins of thinking). He died on 16 September 1980 at the age of 84. Piaget 's Stages of development: The Sensorimotor Stage is from Birth - 2 years old. During this stage, infants gain knowledge through sensory experiences and manipulating objects. They 're only aware and focused on what 's in front of them, so they 're constantly experimenting with activities such as putting it in their mouths and throwing things. The ages between 7 to 9 months are when they start to realize that an object is there even if they can no longer see it. This milestone known as Object permanence is an important sign that their memory is developing. The Preoperational Stage is the age from toddlerhood (18-24 months) through early childhood (age 7). Children during this stage can think about things symbolically and based on intuition but not yet logically. They also learn trough pretend play, and their language use is developing with time. They cannot yet grasp more complex concepts and understand the ideal of constancy, such as time, comparison, and cause and effect. The Concrete operational stage is the ages from 7 to 11/12 years old. Kids at this point
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