Piaget's Sensorimotor Analysis

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Piaget’s Sensorimotor Stage The infant in this video playing with a telephone appears to be in Piaget 's theory would categorized as, the sensorimotor stage, the time frame from birth to age two (Barrouillet, 2015). This sensorimotor stage is the first phase of cognitive development in Piaget’s theory (Barrouillet, 2015). Piaget, saw this phase as one of extraordinary advancement and evolution of cognitive growth (Barrouillet, 2015). Children observe and imitate as they test their senses and motor skills. The baby in the video has seen a caregiver using the telephone, the baby is utilizing their motor skills, in addition, to imitating social performances of their caretaker talking on the telephone. As the baby fumbles with the receiver, …show more content…
Refining motor skills to manage the receiver, moving the base into position and dialing. The baby’s cognitive progress includes the knowledge of communication and socialization that is associated with the telephone; and waves to communicate the in a manner that is in conjunction the age and development of the baby. This baby will continue to develop and grow throughout all of Piaget’s stages of development, growing into adulthood (Taylor, Sachet, Maring, & Mannering, …show more content…
There many observations that can be made, in the ten seconds of this clip, however, for me the most poignant is the lack of insecurity, and the abundance of exuberance of wonder. This stage of formal operational staging, these children uninterested in what divides them, such as race, or gender; they are both excited about the new thought processing abilities they are developing, as they learn to expand their mind’s with abstract concepts (Wainman, Boulton-Lewis, Walker, Brownlee, Cobb, Whiteford, & Johnsson, 2012). You can see that they are each learning from one another, they are seeing things from a new perspective. Expanding their ideas and thoughts, on the way the world is composed. Both children are engaged and asking questions, as they examine the components of the molecule they are working on. These children are embracing their laboratory education, without resistance or sectarian ideations of competition or inefficiencies on the subject of

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