Egocentric Speech: Piaget & Vygotsky

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In relationship to children, what is the definition of egocentrism?

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1. What is the definition of egocentric speech?

2. How did Piaget view egocentric speech?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will ask you questions about topics like what egocentric speech is and how different psychologists have viewed it. Make sure you can identify an example of egocentric speech, too, if you want to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check how well you can answer questions on the following:

  • Cognitive and social development in childhood
  • Egocentric speech
  • Jean Piaget's view of egocentric speech in childhood
  • Lev Vygotsky's view of egocentric speech in childhood
  • An example of egocentric speech

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on egocentric speech in child development
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the views of Piaget and Vygotsky regarding egocentric speech in children
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define and identify examples of egocentric speech

Additional Learning

Continue studying the lesson, Egocentric Speech: Piaget and Vygotsky, for more information about child development. This lesson will help you with the objectives listed below:

  • Understand the ages during which children typically engage in egocentric speech
  • Identify examples of egocentric speech
  • Know who Piaget and Vygotsky were
  • Review the different views of these psychologists
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