GCSE 08 - Development
Piaget’s stage theory
Paper 1 : Psychology [AQA: GCSE]
Piaget’s stage theory and the
development of intelligence
The role of Piaget’s theory in education
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development including
concepts of assimilation and accommodation.
The four stages of development: sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operational and formal
operational. Application of these stages in education.
Reduction of egocentricity, development of
conservation. McGarrigle and Donaldson’s ‘naughty
teddy study’; Hughes’ ‘policeman doll study’.