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*PP Piaget's Conservation
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Piaget's Cognitive/Intellectual Development
-How children come to know the world
-How children think about problems
Internalized sets of actions that allow the child to do mentally what before, he/she did physically
Inability to distinguish between one's own perspective and someone else's; others have the same perspective as me; it's all about me; center of the universe; behavior, thoughts, and language
Mountain Task (see p. 175)
Telephone Conversation Dad calling on telephone Billy displays egocentrism by nodding his head as if his father should know that he is nodding his head.
Ropes in juice box, he thinks everyone will know there are ropes in the juice
Belief that inanimate objects have "lifelike" qualities and are capable of action
Attribute human characteristics to inanimate objects (thoughts, wishes, feelings and intentions)
"The sidewalk made me mad; it made me fall down"
"The moon is smiling at me"
"My teddy bear loves me"
Events that occur together in time cause one another; confusion about cause and effect
Focus on Appearance
Short haircut on girl (turned into a boy) Can a shorter child be older? "No"
Assumes world is unchanging
Focusing or centering attention on one characteristic to the exclusion of all others
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