Piaget Conservation Tasks

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ion Prior research has reported that for children aged less than 6 years, Piaget tasks were impossible to understand (Goswami, 1998; Field, 1987; McEvoy & O’Moore, 1991; Ping & Goldin-Meadow, 2008; Asokan et al., 2014). According to Piaget’s theory, conservation tasks highlight the lack of concrete operations or “mental representations of actions that obey logical rules” (Berk, 2005, p. 319). Conservation is one of many other tasks that a child in the preoperational stage of development is unable to master. When children enter the concrete operational stage, around ages 7 to 11, they are able to conserve because they have learned to decenter their attention and have mastered other types of operations that allow them think more logically.In
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