Compare and contrast Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s theory of cognitive development :D

Compare and contrast Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s theory of cognitive development (24 marks)

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Compare and contrast Piaget's and Vygotsky's theory of cognitive
development (24 marks)
Both Piaget's and Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development are similar as they both used
the cognitive approach of psychology to form their theories. As both theories are based on
the cognitive approach, both did not take the other…

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Both theories are also different in the sense that Piaget did not take language into account,
whereas Vygotsky stated that language plays an important role in cognitive development. He
claimed that language helps to form the inner voice and increases problem solving. However,
some psychologists argue that Vygotsky over emphasised…

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