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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Piaget, Jean 1896-1980. Swiss child psychologist noted for his studies of intellectual and cognitive development in children.

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  • n. Swiss psychologist remembered for his studies of cognitive development in children (1896-1980)

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Examples

  • District Court in New York's Southern District, federal prosecutors said the building at 650 Fifth Ave., long known as the Piaget building, is 40% owned by a company that funnels money to Iranian state-owned Bank Melli.

    U.S. Claims Iran Tie to a Manhattan Skyscraper

  • Fifth Ave. - known as the Piaget Building - from Assa, saying the company is a front for Iran's state-owned Bank Melli.

    MarketWatch.com - Top Stories

  • A New York skyscraper involved in the case is known as the Piaget building.

    Kansas City infoZine Headlines

  • The skyscraper, known as the Piaget building, was erected in the 1970s under the shah of Iran, who was overthrown in 1979.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • The fourth Islamic center marked for seizure, a Carmichael, Calif., skyscraper known as the Piaget Building, was erected in the 1970s under the shah of Iran, who was overthrown in 1979.

    azcentral.com | news

  • Fifth Ave. commercial office tower, known as the Piaget Building.

    Political Cortex

  • One's bodily experience in infancy, mediated by culture, forms the deepest layer of self, which is why so many brilliant psychological explorers -- such as Piaget and Erikson, as well as Freud, Margaret Mahler, Daniel Stern, Jacques Lacan, and many more -- have tried so hard to understand how this happens.

    Elizabeth Debold: The Divine Feminine, Unveiled

  • Part of the answer is that parents tended to bow to the professional knowledge of the educator who had, unbeknowns to them, now embarked on this highly unsubstantiated new educational psychology, such as Piaget's early learning theories, to the exclusion of established research.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Part of the answer is that parents tended to bow to the professional knowledge of the educator who had, unbeknowns to them, now embarked on this highly unsubstantiated new educational psychology, such as Piaget's early learning, to the exclusion of established research.

    [how well educated are you] ten questions

  • Child development experts, such as Piaget and Kohlberg taught that our characters get set early in life.

    On Happy Endings (The Boomer Blog)

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