The pre-operational stage is sparse and logically inadequate in regard to mental
operations. The child is able to form stable concepts as well as magical beliefs.
The preoperational stage ranges from about ages 2 to 7 (Piaget, 1951, 1952).
The child in this stage is pre (before) operations. This means the child cannot use
Psychologist Jean Piaget formed much of the theory of childhood development
that we still use today. Here, we'll examine Piaget's preoperational stage of ...
Piaget noted that children in this stage
do not yet understand concrete logic, cannot mentally manipulate information, and are unable to take the point of view of other people, which he termed egocentrism.
Piaget used a number of creative and clever techniques to study... More »
The first was the Sensory Motor Stage, which occurs in children from birth to
approximately two years. The Pre-operational Stage is next, and this occurs in ...
Jean Piaget's prominent work is his theory on the four stages of cognitive ...
Sensory-Motor Stage; Preoperational stage; Stage of Concrete Operations; Stage
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WebMD explains the Piaget stages of development and how they are reflected in
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