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My favorite child development theory from this chapter was Jean Piaget’s sensorimotor period. Piaget developed a theory of childhood development which suggests that children go through a series of four important stages of cognitive development. Each stage explains how children understand and interact with their environment. The sensorimotor stage is the earliest ranging from birth to age two. During this stage of development, children experience the world around them and learn through the use of their senses and movements. At this stage, an infant’s knowledge of the world is limited to his or her sensory perceptions and motor activities. Infants use the skills that they are born with such as looking, grasping, listening, and sucking to learn
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