Piaget's Cognitive Development Theory - Schema, Assimilation, Accommodation

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Piaget introduced the concepts of schema, assimilation, and accommodation to explain cognitive development.

True

According to Piaget, schema is the person’s way of organizing time.

False

Adaptation involves changing existing schemas based on new information provided or learned.

False

Equilibration is the ability to balance between assimilation and accommodation.

True

Children's ability to move from one stage to another in cognitive development is not believed to be influenced by equilibration.

False

Children in the sensorimotor stage think through what they see, hear, move, touch, and taste.

True

Object Permanence is the belief that an object stops existing if not within sight of the child.

False

Children in the pre-operational stage engage in operations by performing actions rather than thinking them through.

False

Conservation is the belief that the quantity of an object remains the same regardless of its physical appearance.

True

Teens in the formal operations stage are capable of thinking about concrete and practical ideas only.

False

This quiz covers Chapter 3, Lesson 1 on Piaget's Cognitive Development Theory. Test your knowledge on schema, assimilation, accommodation, and the stages of cognitive development as introduced by Piaget.

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