Piaget's Sensorimotor Stage of Development: Definition & Examples


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How many sub-stages are there included in the sensorimotor stage of development?

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1. If a baby begins to mimic its parents, what sub-stage of sensorimotor development is the baby displaying? For example, the baby picks up a toy telephone and pretends to talk on it.

2. Of the following choices, what are the correct order of sub-stages?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review the key concepts of the sensorimotor stage of cognitive development with the help of this quiz and worksheet combo. Concepts to understand for the quiz include the number of sub-stages in the sensorimotor stage and the order in which they occur.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on these concepts:

  • The sub-stages of the sensorimotor stage
  • What cognitive function develops at each specific stage
  • Examples of each sub-stage

Skills Practiced

In addition to helping you learn key concepts, you will be able to practice these skills with these assessment tools:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sensorimotor stage of development lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the sensorimotor sub-stages
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the order sub-stages occur

Additional Learning

Learn more about the sensorimotor stage of cognitive development by referring to the lesson on the sensorimotor stage of development. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Learn about Piaget's stages of cognitive development
  • Understand the sensorimotor stage of development
  • Identify the sub-stages of the sensorimotor stage
  • Know how each sub-stage contributes to cognitive development