Jean Piaget's Cognitive Development Theory

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According to Piaget, how does knowledge develop in children?

What term refers to the internal mental symbols that one uses to represent aspects of experience?

Which term describes the process of interpreting new experiences by incorporating them into existing schemes?

What is the process of modifying existing schemes in order to incorporate or adapt to new experiences?

Which term refers to the process by which children combine existing schemes into new and more complex intellectual structures?

What is the term used for repeated patterns of behavior that develop by trial and error and never stop changing, but are constantly refined?

What is the process of interpreting new experiences by incorporating them into existing schemes?

What refers to the process of modifying existing schemes in order to incorporate or adapt to new experiences?

What takes place internally, apart from direct contact with the environment?

What is the term used by Piaget to describe the implementation of assimilation and accommodation to create equilibrium between thinking and reality?

According to Piaget, what depends on the process of equilibration?

What do teachers do to take advantage of equilibration?

What is the term used to describe a state of imbalance between what is understood and what is encountered in Piaget's theory?

What is the inborn tendency to adjust to the demands of the environment?

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Test your knowledge of Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, which describes how children's thinking and learning develops, emphasizing the role of interaction between the child and the environment. Explore basic terminologies such as organization, scheme, adaptation, and assimilation.

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