Chapter 5 - Cognitive Growth - Piaget and Vygotsky
Chapter 5 - Cognitive Growth - Piaget and Vygotsky Educational Foundations 230
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Chapter 5 Cognitive Growth Scheme 0 an organized pattern of sensorimotor functioning Accommodation 0 changes in existing ways of thinking that occur in response to encounters with new stimuli or events Goal directed behavior 0 behavior in which several schemes are combined and to generate a single act to solve a problem Deferred imitation 0 an act in which a person who is no longer present is limited by children who have witnessed a similar act Preoperational stage 0 the stage of approximately age2 to 7 children s use of symbolic thinking grows a mental reasoning emerges and the use of concepts increase Centration O the process of concentrating on one limited aspect of a stimulus and ignoring other aspects Egocentric O thought thinking that does not take into account the viewpoints of others Intuitive O thought thinking that re ects preschoolers use of primary reasoning and their avid acquisition of knowledge about the world Post formal O thought thinking that acknowledges that adults predicaments must sometimes be solved in relativistic terms