Thumbnail
Access Restriction
Open

Author Klahr, David ♦ Docx, Quinn Piaget Chapter Final.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Beyond Piaget ♦ Child Problem Solving Ability ♦ Specific Point ♦ Piaget Theory ♦ Vast Sweep ♦ Long Period ♦ Swiss Psychologist Jean Piaget ♦ Child Mind ♦ Recognizable Field ♦ Prominent Researcher ♦ Piagetian Stage Theory ♦ Cognitive Development ♦ English-speaking Developmental Psychologist ♦ Early Work ♦ John Flavell ♦ Total Acceptance ♦ Ingenious Approach ♦ Particular Importance ♦ Child Behavior ♦ Late 1950s ♦ Detailed Analysis ♦ Influential Developmental Psychologist ♦ Theoretical Inspiration
Abstract 2 The Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget (1896- 1980) remains unchallenged as the most influential developmental psychologist in history. Indeed, as one prominent researcher put it over 25 years ago, “Before Piaget began his work, no recognizable field of cognitive development existed ” (Siegler, 1986,pp 21-22). The vast sweep of Piaget’s theories, and his ingenious approaches to studying the development of children’s minds have profoundly impacted the field. And even though the field has moved well beyond its long period of almost total acceptance of Piagetian stage theory, his detailed analyses of children’s behavior at specific points in development remain a source of continued experimental and theoretical inspiration. Because Piaget published his early work – starting nearly a century ago – in French, his influence on English-speaking developmental psychologists didn’t really take off until the late 1950s when his papers and books began to be translated into English. Of particular importance was John Flavell’s (1963)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study