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The first scientists to prove that a child's cognitive processes are fundementally different from adults
Cognitive structures that consist of a number of organized ideas that grow and differentiate with experience
Assimilation occurs when new info is
absorbed into existing schemas
Accomodation occurs when new info
results in adjusting old or creating new schemas
what occurs when existing schemas are used to interpret new info?
What involves changes and adaptions into schemas?
If a child refers to a pig as a doggie that child is doing what?
When the child learns that a truck is different from a car they child is doing what?
The four stages of piagets cognitive development model are
sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational, and formal operational
egocentic thinking, 2-7, animistic thinking
birth-2, preceptual-motor skills, object permenance
When a child feels everything happens becuase of themselves, this is an example of
egocentrism in the preoperational stage prob
what refers to a young child's inability to experience anyone elses point of view?
when a child learns that momy contines to exist even when she is not seen they have developed
newborns are born legally