The Individual 's Stage Of Cognitive Development

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2. If the individual is an infant, test for object permanence (see pp. 101-102 in your textbook). Describe both the test and the results. If the individual is a child, test his or her conservation skills using one of the tasks described on pp. 148-151 in your textbook. Describe both the test(s) and the results. What does performance on the object permanence or conservation task tell you about the individual’s stage of cognitive development in Piaget’s theory? If the individual is a child, adolescent, or adult, ask the individual to draw a picture of what a human being would look like if he or she had three eyes instead of two. Ask the individual where the third eye should go and why it should go there. Describe both the test and the results. Scan or take a digital photo of the drawing and upload the image to your course dropbox along with the submission version of these forms. What does this drawing tell you about the individual’s stage of cognitive development in Piaget’s theory? Can the individual think creatively about possible (hypothetical) worlds or is he or she stuck in concrete reality? I told Nina to draw a human with a third eye located anywhere she would like to place it. She decided to put the eye on the chin so the person could have a “broader view and different perspective”. Nina is in the formal operational stage of cognitive development. Instead of placing the eye on the forehead like a child would do, she placed it on the chin which
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