Cognitive Development: Neo-Piagetian Perspectives by Sergio Morra,Camilla Gobbo,Zopito Marini,Ronald Sheese

By Sergio Morra,Camilla Gobbo,Zopito Marini,Ronald Sheese

Tying jointly nearly 4 many years of neo-Piagetian learn, Cognitive improvement offers a unique serious research and a comparability of techniques throughout neo-Piagetian theories. Like Piaget, neo-Piagetian theorists take a constructivist method of cognitive improvement, are extensive in scope, and imagine that cognitive improvement is split into levels with qualitative variations. not like Piaget, even though, they outline the expanding complexity of the phases in response to the child’s info processing process, instead of when it comes to logical houses. This quantity illustrates those features and evidences the interesting percentages for neo-Piagetian study to construct connections either with different theoretical ways comparable to dynamic platforms and with different fields reminiscent of mind science.


The starting bankruptcy offers a ancient orientation, together with a serious contrast among the "logical" and the "dialectical" Piaget. In next chapters the key theories and experimental findings are reviewed, together with Pascual-Leone's idea of positive Operators, Halford's structuralist thought, Fischer's dynamic platforms method of talents, Case's concept of principal Conceptual constructions, Siegler’s microgenetic technique, and the proposals of Mounoud and Karmiloff-Smith, in addition to the paintings of others, together with Demetriou and de Ribaupierre. The interrelation of emotional and cognitive improvement is mentioned generally, as is appropriate non neo-Piagetian examine on info processing. the applying of neo-Piagetian examine to numerous subject matters together with kid's challenge fixing, psychometrics, and schooling is highlighted. The e-book concludes with the authors' perspectives on probabilities for an built-in neo-Piagetian method of cognitive development.

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