- Created by: nina Ilhan
- Created on: 19-12-18 16:34
- Cognitive development refers to how we (specifically as children) develop our cognitive ability involving:
- Memory, language, problem solving (thinking), perceptiono and attention.
- Piaget developed a stage theory of cognitive development and he suggeested that children 4 stages in a fixed order.
- Each stage is associated with a particular age group.
- Pagiet used the term operations to refer to how we reason.
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Stage 1 - Sensorimotor Stage
- Age group: Birth to 2 years.
- How do Children learn at this stage?
By linking what they see, hear, touch, taste or smell to objects they are using.
- What is a lack of object permanence?
A lack of knowing that something exists even if it is out of sight.
- What happens by the end of this stage?
The child has a sense of themselves as seperately from the world around them.
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