A Piaget Primer: How a Child Thinks; Revised Edition by Dorothy G. Singer

By Dorothy G. Singer

Offers a desirable and comprehensible account of youth improvement for anyone—education and psychology scholars, day care middle staff and nursery institution academics, and parents.

Jean Piaget is arguably crucial determine of the 20th century within the box of kid psychology. Over greater than six a long time of learning and dealing with little ones, he brilliantly and insightfully charted the phases of a kid's highbrow maturation from the 1st years to maturity, and in doing so pioneered a brand new mode of figuring out the altering ways that a baby involves seize the world.

the aim of A Piaget Primer is to make Piaget's very important paintings comfortably available to academics, therapists, scholars, and naturally, mom and dad. famous American psychologists distill Piaget's advanced findings into splendidly transparent formulations with no sacrificing both subtlety or importance. to complete this, they hire not just lucid language yet such attention-grabbing illuminations of a kid's global and imaginative and prescient as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Winnie-the-Pooh, in addition to media manifestations like Barney and Sesame Street. This thoroughly revised version of this vintage paintings is as stress-free because it is invaluable—an crucial consultant to comprehending and speaking with young ones higher than we ever have sooner than.

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