Piaget’s Cognitive-Developmental Theory

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Piaget’s Cognitive-Developmental Theory by Mind Map: Piaget’s Cognitive-Developmental Theory

1. Period 1

1.1. Stage 1

1.1.1. Use of Reflexes and extends from birth to 1 month

1.1.2. pattern for interacting with the environment

1.2. Stage 2

1.2.1. Primary Circular Reactions

1.2.2. 1 and 4 months of age

1.2.3. Things happen by an accident but the action is repeated because the infants is amused by it.( caused internally)

1.3. Stage 3

1.3.1. Secondary Circular Reactions

1.3.2. 4 and 10 months

1.3.3. Behavior that is repeated for amusement. (caused externally)

1.4. Stage 4

1.4.1. Coordination of Secondary Schemes

1.4.2. 10 and 12 months old

1.5. Stage 5

1.5.1. Tertiary Circular Reactions,

1.5.2. 12 and 18 months

1.5.3. more exploring of their environment. The child also starts to use trail and error to help solve their problems

1.6. Stage 6

1.6.1. The Beginnings of Thought

1.6.2. 18 and 24 months

1.6.3. a further level of thinks. The child is able to think about thing in their head without having to physically do it.

2. Period 2

2.1. Preoperational Thought,

2.2. 2 to 7 age

2.3. Egocentrism is huge in this stage. The child is not able to understand anyone else perspective.

3. Period 3

3.1. Concrete Operations

3.2. 7 to 11 age

3.3. Children are able to complete seriation tasks. They also start to make moral judgement at this age

4. Period 4

4.1. Formal Operations,

4.2. 11 to adulthood

4.3. You take in all the possibilities of problem solving, and you are able to see your future opportunities and role play issues