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  • adj. Of or relating to Jean Piaget (1896–1980), Swiss developmental psychologist and philosopher known for his epistemological studies with children.

Etymologies

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Piaget +‎ -ian

Examples

  • I think I mastered Piagetian object permanence somewhere back in toddlerhood -- I don't need my user interface to remind me that there's STUFF HIDING behind each window.

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  • A Piagetian-inspired curriculum emphasizes a child-centered educational philosophy or what we call "teaching the whole child."

    Jenifer Fox: Education, What are we Talking About?

  • To a Piagetian theorist, intellectual growth and development come through the refinement of so-called schemata.

    2008 September - Telic Thoughts

  • I think I mastered Piagetian object permanence somewhere back in toddlerhood--I don't need my user interface to remind me that there's STUFF HIDING behind each window.

    All-Glass Firefox Enables Slick Transparency Effects | Lifehacker Australia

  • They were also chosen because they're smarter than monkeys, i.e., magpies achieve the highest level of Piagetian object permanence ability to recognize an object still exists even when it is out of sight, i.e. why peek-a-boo is so amusing with babies whereas monkeys don't.

    One bright bird brain: MAGPIES!

  • She examines and compares 4 different ways to use computers in education Suppes - drill and practice, Davis - Socratic, discovery, Dwyer - eclectic, heuristic, Papert - constructivist, Piagetian

    learning evolves pyramid

  • In a Piagetian sense I think we all rediscover the thoughts of others on our own.

    economics of information: resources

  • One of the great advantages of having kids as a psych prof is that you can actually make a repository of videos of your own kid's infant reflexes, Piagetian tasks and oh, I don't know, various Freudian things that kids are bound to do, like saying they want to marry daddy when they grow up.

    Infant Reflexes

  • Thus, the popular Piagetian view that children's God concepts are based on their human concepts appears to be wrong.

    Do Children Attribute False Beliefs to God?

  • Moreover, he saw the ordering of the different stages in Piagetian fashion as basically reflecting differences in rational understanding: those whose moral thinking involved the invoking of universal principles of justice and rights were said to show a more advanced cognitive development than those whose moral thought appeals primarily to the importance of relationships and of human well-being or suffering.

    Justice as a Virtue

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