Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development


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A game of peek-a-boo entertains infants because:

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1. A child who is just beginning to understand that others may think differently than them, is in which state of cognitive development?

2. In the concrete operational stage, a child will learn that:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jean Piaget's model of cognitive development tells us how children's thought processes advance as they grow. Determine how much you know about this model by using this combination quiz and worksheet. You will be asked questions about the reason peek-a-boo entertains newborns and the number of stages in Piaget's model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on the following stages of Piaget's model:

  • Concrete operational stage
  • Stage when a child begins developing abstract reasoning
  • Preoperational stage

Skills Practiced

These assessments will assist you in using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the stages of Piaget's model of cognitive development
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why newborns are entertained by a game of peek-a-boo
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various stages of the model

Additional Learning

Study more about child development, by reviewing this lesson titled Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Identify the child's age at each stage
  • Learn when a child begins to think logically
  • Review examples of each stage
  • Understand the significance of this theory