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Cognitive development…read more

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· Assimilation
· Accommodation
· Equilibrium
· Disequilibrium
· Schema…read more

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4 stages for piaget cognitive
development due to Readiness and
biological maturation
· Sensori-motor 0to2years (object permanence
· Pre-operational 2 to 7 Not able to conserve
ARE ego centric, are nor able to do class inclusion
· Concrete operational 7 to 11 are NOT ego centric,
are able to do conservation task, are to do class
· Formal operation 11plus are able to think in a
systematic and organization…read more

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· The ability to realise that something exist even
though it can no longer be seen (Before a child
develops object permanence its a case of out
of sight out of mind)…read more

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Sensori-motor 0-2 years (object
· Aim: To investigate at what age object
permanence develops
· Method: He tested the children of different
ages. While the child watched piaget hide the
doll behind a screen he then recorded to look
whether the child looked for the hidden toy
· Result: Children up to 8 months did not look
for the toy but infants of 8months searched
for the toy when it was hidden…read more

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Alternative study (Bower and wishart)
object permanence develops EARLIER!
· Piaget methodology was too complex children
may not have developed the motor skill required
to search for the toy
· a new method(children as young as 3 months)
· Made the object disappear through turning the
lights off and then observed children through and
infrared camera. Infants continued to reach for
the object in the dark suggesting they have object
permanence…read more

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