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    Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

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    Who is Jean Piaget and what are the four stages of his Theory of Cognitive Development?

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    Question: Who is Jean Piaget and what are the four stages of his Theory of Cognitive Development?

    Jean Piaget (1896- 1980) was a cognitivist and a pioneer of the cognitive development theory. He was considered as one of the most influential developmental psychologists and he particularly focused on the cognitive aspect of human development; and the moral aspect of human development. Piaget's theory of cognitive development described and explained the changes in the logical thinking of children and adolescents. Within his theory, he identified four stages of cognitive development through which children and adolescents (considered learners) must proceed based on ...

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    This solution provides information about who Jean Piaget is and makes reference to his four stages of cognitive development. The various stages (the sensorimotor stage, the preoperational stage, the concrete operations stage and the formal operations stages) are discussed. This solution is given in 400 words with one reference.

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