Psy201 Week 5 Essay

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Associate Level Material
Appendix B

Piaget Worksheet

Directions: Review Module 26 of Psychology and Your Life. Complete the matrix below and answer the questions that follow.

|Cognitive Stage |Age Range |Major Characteristics |
|Sensorimotor stage |Birth- 2 years |This is the cognitive stage where motor skills |
| | |are developed. Object permanence is an |
| | |important development during this stage. |
|Preoperational stage |2-7 years |This stage is where language and speech are |
| | |developed. Children will also develop |
| | |representation which allows one to express |
| | |people, events, and feelings. Also the ability |
| | |to pretend during play emerges in this stage. |
| | |Egocentric thought, where children see the |
| | |world only from their own perspective, is |
| | |prevalent in this stage. |
|Concrete operational stage |7- 12 years |The principle of conservation is where this |
| | |stage begins. This stage is when children begin|
| | |to think more logically, and the egocentric |
| | |thought system begins to diminish. |
|Formal Operational stage |12 years- adulthood |This cognitive stage is where abstract, formal,|
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