Piaget's theory of developmental change

Zeneatha Jònsson
Mind Map by Zeneatha Jònsson, updated more than 1 year ago
Zeneatha Jònsson
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University Psychology 144 (Chapter 4) Mind Map on Piaget's theory of developmental change, created by Zeneatha Jònsson on 08/26/2014.

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Piaget's theory of developmental change
1 adaptation
1.1 the process in cognitive development, involving assimilation and accommodation, whereby infants adapt their schemas in response to new experiences
2 assimilation
2.1 the process in developmental change whereby new experiences are incorporated into existing schemas, thus expanding them
3 accommodation
3.1 the process in cognitive development whereby infants change and expand their previous schemas to include new experiences
4 equilibration
4.1 the process whereby infants seek a fit between an old schema and a new environmental experiences through repeating the actions that facilitates the new experience
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