What is the Meaning & Definition of theory of Piaget

Jean Piaget was a prominent biologist, epistemologist and psychologist of Swiss origin who became a great importance during the past century thanks to the contributions made in the field of child psychology. To their works, really, very little was known about the cognitive development of people, meanwhile, Piaget, through observation in first person about the footballer growth of their own children provided very relevant knowledge in the matter.
Among the most important undoubtedly stands out his theory of motor sensory intelligence which proposes the development of natural and spontaneous a practical intelligence in children and which will be formed from the various concepts that the small is becoming different objects with which meets face to face and which are stable both in space and in time in its immediate surroundings.
Meanwhile, the development of intelligence sensory motor it will produce in four successive levels, the first starts at the stage of lactation and extends up to two years, pre-existing in this way to the development of language and thought. It is at this stage in which are held the first affections and external fixations of the same regulations.
At the second level or State called it preoperative and is where he will make his stellar appearance intuitive intelligence. Occurs between two and seven and as we deployed will be in which preoperative thinking appears for the first time. The child will represent the movements without carrying them out, prima symbolic play, selfishness comes to reality and intuitive thinking is developed around four years.
For its part, the third instar is between seven and twelve years of age. He formally called Piaget as that of intellectual operations concrete, given that they was in the individual moral, social feelings and logic.
And finally in the fourth stage or level of formal operations, that begins at the age of twelve, is that shaped the personality of the person and their inclusion will occur in the affective and intellectual world of adults.
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