Studied natural science at the Univ. of Neuchatel where he received Ph. D.
Married Valentine Chatenay in 1923 and had 3 children.
Taught Sociology Experimental Psychology Genetic Psychology and International Center for Genetic Epistemology at the Univ. of Geneva from 1929 to 1954.
Honorary Doctorates from 31 different universities.
Erasmus Prize (1972) and 11 other international prizes.
4 The Goal
Piaget had one unique goal.
How does knowledge grow
His answer is that the growth of knowledge is a progressive construction of logically enabled structures supporting one another until reaching adulthood.
5 What are cognitive structures
Cognitive structures are patterns of physical or mental action that underlie specific acts of intelligence and correspond to stages of child development.
Stages of Cognitive Development
Sensori-motor Birth-2 years
Pre-operational 2-7 years
Concrete operational 7-11 years
Formal operational 11 years and older
7 Key Ideas
8 Preoprational stage
Viewing a picture from your point of view and another persons point of view.
9 In Einsteins words
Einstein said the discovery of the four stages of cognitive development was so simple that only a genius could have thought of it.
10 The end
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