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Piaget's Theory During Middle and Late Childhood

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Explain what changes in thinking Piaget sees occurring during middle and late childhood.

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Explain what changes in thinking Piaget sees occurring during middle and late childhood

Jean Piaget theory of cognitive development, introduced in the 1920's, still continues to influence the field of psychology today. Cognitive development is defined as the ability to reason and think. Children between the ages of 6-12 years develop their thinking based on concrete operations such as combining, separating, placing in order and transforming actions and objects. (Lucile Packard Foundation, 2013) During the adolescent years children move from limited concrete thinking into more abstract thinking. Piaget's theory of adolescent cognitive development includes five ...

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The following posting explain what changes in thinking Piaget sees occurring during middle and late childhood. Two references are included in the solution.

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