Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development


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The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of logical operations, classification, and conservation.

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1. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of abstract systems of thought that allow learners to solve complex problems with multiple factors.

2. Knowing that a sandwich contains the same amount of food whether it is cut into two pieces or four pieces represents the concept of _____.

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the types of cognitive tasks involved in each of Piaget's four stages of cognitive development. These include mastering the concept of conservation, as well as engaging in logical forms of thinking.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess your understanding of:

  • Formal operations
  • Concrete operations
  • Egocentrism
  • Conservation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Piaget's four stages of development
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define key phrases such as logical operations
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you gained regarding cognitive development

Additional Learning

To learn more about Piaget's theory, review the accompanying lesson called Jean Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Sensorimotor intelligence
  • Preoperational thinking
  • Egocentrism
  • Concrete and formal operations
  • Conservation and reversibility