Piaget's Theory Of Cognitive Development Analysis

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For the visual project, my group and I had Piaget’s theory. My group members include Kelly Bruner, Rachel Bullock, Jenna Smith, and myself. My group met around twice a week for an hour to two hour sessions working on this project. Gathering information, choosing sound, making an imovie, and the voice overs as well. Everyone did a fair amount of work and we worked well as a team. Piaget’s theory of cognitivie development is about the nature and development of human intelligence. Piaget believed that one’s childhood plays an important role in a person’s development. Piaget’s theory is often known as the developmental stage theory. Piaget’s theory has 4 major stages. The four stages are sensorimotor, preoperational, Concrete …show more content…
Concrete Operational has six stages. Seriation is the ability to sort out objects or situations according to any characteristics like color, size, shape, and type. An example of this is a child has a full plate of vegtables and eats everyting besides the brussel sprouts. Classification is the ability to sort out things into general groups into more specific groups using comparisons. An example of this is when children can decipher between superheroes and villians. This can be used in schools by comparing things to see if they are dead or alive, plant or human. Reversability shows increased use of logical thinking. This is the ability to recognize that numbers and objects can be changed and returned to their original condition. An example of this is when a soccer ball is defllated, you can return it to its original condition by pumping in air. Conservation is when a child understands that changing the form of a substance does not change its overall amount, volume, or mass. An example of this is when you have a tall and wide glass of water. Often a child will choose the taller glass thinking that it will have more water in it, not considering how wide the other class could be. Decentering is the ability to consider multiple aspects of the situation. An example is when a child is choosing a lollipop. Even though they look the same, the child can decipher what lollipop they want based on flavor and not on color and size. Transivity is the ability to recognize relationships among various things taking place in a certain order. An example of this is when a child lines up books on a bookshelf, they will line them up tallest the shortest instead of in a

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