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    Piaget's own theory on cognitive development.

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    In the Videos entitled Piaget on Piaget, Jean Piaget gives an account of this theory of cognitive development. Given Piaget's own words, what concepts do you believe have had the most lasting impact on developmental psychology, not just education?

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    Jean Piaget's theory of four stages, sensorimotor stage, pre-operational stage, concrete operational stage, and formal operational stage, provided sustenance for the concept that children are not less intelligent than adults, they simply think differently (Crain, 2011). His theories continue to be widely studied today in the areas of education, genetics, psychology, and sociology. He showed that childhood is a unique and vital period of human development. His views of early cognitive development were that they involve processes that are based on action, and later these processes progress and change into a person's mental operations (Santrock, 2009).

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    Piaget discusses his own views on his theory of cognitive development in the solution.