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I need assistance with determining what is (are) the driving force or forces behind cognitive development and how learning theories support our understanding of the developmental process of cognition. and it's trnslation to teaching.

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I need assistance with determining what is (are) the driving force or forces behind cognitive development and how learning theories support our understanding of the developmental process of cognition. and it's trnslation to teaching.

Cognitive development in humans is understood through the prism of theories that have been promulgated by leading theorists such as Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky, and Bruner who have all contributed to the understanding of the developmental process of cognition in humans. These theorists have established that cognitive development entails humans seeking purposeful interactions that relate to their environments, which enable them to gain the cognitive abilities necessary to construct knowledge about their position in society through their personal experiences and understanding of social and environmental interactions.

Therefore, the theoretical framework constructivism, which falls under three separate ideological concepts including exogenous, endogenous, and dialectical, are responsible for ...

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Cognitive development is examined. The driving force or forces behind cognitive development and how learning supports out understanding is examined.

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