Case Study: Developmental Psychology

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CASE STUDY ON
OBSERVATION FOR PIAGET’S DEVELOPEMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY THEORY
PREOPERATIONAL STAGE
MAALINIE DEVI
TM16-10275
TMC ACADEMY
MODULE: DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
LECTURER : VASHNARE KUMARASURIAR
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ABSTRACT
JEAN PIAGET ‘S THORY DESCRIBES THE COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT INVLOVES CHANGES IN COGNITIVE PROCESS AND ABILITIES.
A 5 year old child was observed through 3 experimental conservations in order to get the answers on Piaget’s theory. The types of conservations were:
1) Liquid,
2) Number and
3) Length

INTRODUCTION
Psychology is the study of human mind and behavior. Developmental psychology is one of the branch of psychology studies that attempts to explain the changes and development of a human ‘s life span over time, from birth of an infant and growing up till
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