Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development

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What term did Piaget use to refer to the cognitive structures by which individuals intellectually adapt to and organize their environment?

Schema

Which stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory covers the period between 2 to 7 years old?

Pre-operational stage

What is the process of creating a new schema according to Piaget's theory of cognitive development?

Accommodation

During which stage does a child become more organized in movement and activity, typically from birth to infancy?

Sensori-motor stage

What is the ability to represent objects and events, developing in the period between 2 to 7 years, known as according to Piaget?

Symbolic function

What term refers to the process of fitting a new experience into an existing cognitive structure or schema according to Piaget's theory?

Assimilation

Which cognitive development stage is characterized by the ability to think logically but only in terms of concrete objects?

Concrete-operational stage

What term refers to the tendency of children to attribute human-like traits or characteristics to inanimate objects?

Animism

What is the understanding that objects can change in size, volume, or appearance but essentially remain the same?

Conservation

Which stage of Piaget's theory covers ages between 12 and 15 years and is characterized by more logical thinking?

Formal operational stage

What is the ability to perceive the relationship in one instance and then use that relationship to narrow down possible answers in other similar situations or problems?

Analogical reasoning

Which refers to the preoperational child's type of reasoning that is neither inductive nor deductive?

Transductive reasoning

What is the tendency of the child to only focus on one aspect?

Centration

Which cognitive development stage is characterized by the ability of the child to classify objects into groups and subgroups?

Concrete-operational stage

Explore the key concepts and stages in Jean Piaget's Cognitive Development theory, which focuses on how children develop intellectually throughout childhood. Learn about basic cognitive concepts such as schema and assimilation.

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