What is Piaget?

  • (noun): Swiss psychologist remembered for his studies of cognitive development in children (1896-1980).
    Synonyms: Jean Piaget

Some articles on piaget:

Genetic Epistemology - Piaget's Schema Theory
... Piaget draws on the full range of contemporary mathematical knowledge, a vast empirical base of observation of the learning of very young children built up at his institute and reports of ... Piaget's proof of this is striking, and his demonstration of how the stages of development in child thought pass through a specific series which is deductive ... of understanding development (and this is Piaget's standpoint), what is important is not the definition of each stage but the transition from one to the next and for this it is necessary to ...
Piaget's Theory Of Cognitive Development - Nature of Intelligence: Operative and Figurative Intelligence - Sensorimotor Stage
... Piaget divided the sensorimotor stage into six sub-stages"from birth until the age of two, infants have only senses vision, hearing, and motor skills, such as grasping, sucking, and stepping ... In this stage according to Piaget, the development of object permanence is one of the most important accomplishments at the sensorimotor stage ... Three primary reflexes are described by Piaget sucking of objects in the mouth, following moving or interesting objects with the eyes, and closing of the hand when an object makes contact ...
Infant Cognitive Development - Piaget
... According to Jean Piaget's theory of development there are four stages of cognitive development ...
Piaget - Other Uses
... Piaget's theory of cognitive development, a theory about the nature and development of human intelligence Piaget SA, a Swiss watchmaker and jeweler Piaget ...
Child Development - Theories - Piaget - Piaget Stages
... During this early stage, the child learns about himself and his environment through motor and reflex actions ... Thought derives from sensation and movement ...