Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development

Published 2018-08-01
Piaget's theory argues that we have to conquer 4 stages of cognitive development. Only once we have gone through all the stages, at what age can vary, we are able to reach full human intelligence.

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  • @ryanenslow4083
    The mnemonic “Some People Can’t Focus” always helped me remember this: Sensorimotor, Preoperational, Concrete, Formal
  • @Kadams1997
    The “why” stage is my favorite. When my little cousins go through it, I try my best to answer their questions as accurately as I can. I don’t know if it truly helps them, but I love it. I remember when I explained that trees grow from seeds and my little cousins touches a small pine and says, “it’s a baby?” It was so sweet.
  • @SiMeGamer
    If this theory is indeed true, then it feels like most people ignore or never took stage 3. Political discourse and politics in general would look so much different if people thought a little bit more. Very interesting video and extremely insightful. I will make sure to use these kinds of characteristics and stages to help me with writing younger characters in stories. Thank you very much for yet another great video :]
  • @kelsie.j
    thank you for summarising a 2 hour lecture on 6 minutes
  • @TheWayBesst
    This is the best designed information video I have ever seen. The animations and explanations are on point! Thank you
  • @romeoli4665
    I believe that everyone has a particular pace in development. It has been proven that we have different brains that operates uniquely to us, therefore, some might develop faster than other , some may develop slower . The important thing about this is no matter how fast or slow a person develops , they will all undergo the same stages.
  • @druoleary
    As a retired child and adolescent psychologist I was so glad to find your channel. I’m weary of seeing adult cognitive-behaviorally therapists (I’ve also worked with traumatized cops and military) restate Piaget’s work and claim that Piaget developed Schema Theory. He did not. Thanks for letting me get that off my chest.
  • How not to love and thank Piaget for studying children, how they learn and behave?! Thank you so much for sharing!
  • "Does everyone have a particular pace in development?"
    -In my opinion, yes because we take up lessons, things, learnings and new stuffs differently and also apply it on ourselves or our own lives as we realize or understand that this can help us in such specific situation/s or pick out as we decide if should we do this instead of that when we are in the middle of making decisions. And most importantly as we all know or are aware of there are people who are categorized or considered as a fast learner or a slow learner. And even in some case some get their development stunted together with some disorder like people with special needs that also comes with different types and as to what I am talking about, I meant those that causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities like down syndrome.
    Either ways, however it goes with the individual, there's nothing to be ashamed/pressured about. Everyone should take their time and respect everyone's pace.
  • @LETreviewerPH
    I just love all the informative presentations in your channel. As an educator molding future educators, the theories of learning videos explained in few minutes are fundamental..carry on!
  • @pro369
    I've always admired subjects dealing with malleable issues, intelligence, learning. An impressive thought provoking and deep knowledgeable and witty analysis
  • @icycrym
    Learning takeaways:

    Balancing a child's awareness during their learning process is one great aspect to reach different milestones as they take step by step their growth and development. The different activities they overgo as they grow allows them to become more curious and eager to know more about their environment.

    Does everyone have a particular pace in development? Watching this video, I learned the various way a child can acquire their cognitiveness through activities they do. As a future educator, they mostly rely on our creativity and what we can do for them; how we can guide their path and have enough patience to understand how long they acquire something. Therefore, we must plant it in our minds that these mentioned stages offers unique ways of operating in each and every one of us, and that we all enter these stages as we completely develop our cognitivity and knowledge.

    Rivera, Francine Anne M.
    BSE - English 1B
  • @rltalley3281
    These videos are great! They really do a great job in explaining a complex subject matter in easy to understand language. Fantastic job!
  • @axielbinoya4529
    "Does everyone have a particular pace in development?"

    Yes, because each one of us developes something differently and doing things at their own pace.Childrens generally reach the certain discovery in their life at roughly the same time, so we’ve got to discover more pages about life of the major age achievments.
  • @vasuja2004
    My love for psychology will never fade!
  • "Does everyone have a particular pace in development?"

    Yes, I believe everyone has their own pace because we learn new things from time to time. All of us grow up in different ways and we learned things differently. We grew up in different environments and experienced different childhood memories and knew every single thing we wanted to do.
  • As far as I'm concerned, every human being has their own particular pace in terms of development, and I believe it varies from one person to another. It is indeed true that everyone was born to be unique; thus, it is just usual to see people developing in different paces. At times, we can encounter someone we think is old enough but is still acting childishly. This type of person could be an example of someone who has a different pace and is more delayed than others. On the other hand, we can also encounter people, especially young individuals, who have developed much quicker than others of the same age. Therefore, I would say that everyone has a particular pace in development and everyone has their own and different speed in terms of developing.