COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT - COMPARISON BETWEEN PIAGET and BOWER and WISHART

comparison between Piaget and Bower and Wishart - cognitive development

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Comparison of Piaget and Bower and Wishart
Piaget Bower and Wishart
1. Age of participants Range of ages up to 12 months Infants aged between 1 and 4
months
Younger infants tested
2. Procedure Takes toy from infant. Hides Light turned off. Infra-red
toy. Observes if infant looks for camera observes if child
toy reaches for toy
Did infant think that as toy was Natural context
taken away they shouldn't
reach/play with it?
3. Results Object permanence develops Object permanence seen at 4
around 8 months months
Object permanence develops
much earlier than Piaget
proposed
Differences

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