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Piaget: Growth Stimulation

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What can one do, according to Piaget, to stimulate growth in one's formal operations or in one's ability to think critically in a learning context?

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The formal operational stage of Piaget's theory begins at age 12. At this stage, a child no longer needs physical objects to learn the concept of an idea. Before this stage a child still needs to be able to manipulate concrete items in order to do mathematical calculations and use abstract reasoning. At this stage ...

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This solution discusses ways that a person can stimulate growth during the formal operation phase of Piaget's cognitive theory stages. It provides two references for further investigation of the topic.