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Cognitive Development

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    Jean Piaget studied the cognitive development of children. He was interested in the ways children think and reason and how these skills evolve as children grow. When he concluded his research, he came up with four stages of cognitive development. View a chart of Piaget's stages of cognitive development in the attachment below~

    Cognitive Involving conscious intellectual activity such as thinking, reasoning, or remembering.

    • Sensorimotor
    • Preoperational
    • Concrete Operational
    • Formal Operation