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Sensorimotor Stage

Birth to nearly 2 years

Description: Experiencing the world through senses and actions (looking, hearing, touching, mouthing, and grasping)

Developmental Phenomena: Object permanence and Stranger anxiety

Preoperational Stage

About 2 to about 6 or 7 years

Description: Representing things with words and images; using intuitive rather than logical reasoning

Developmental Phenomena: Pretend play and Egosentrism

Concrete operational Stage

About 7 to 11 years

Description: Thinking logically about concrete events; grasping concrete analogies and performing arithmetical operations

Developmental Phenomena: Conservation and Mathematical transformations

Formal operational Stage

About 12 through adulthood

Description: Abstract reasoning

Developmental Phenomena: Abstract logic and Potential for mature moral reasoning