in Piaget's theory actions or mental representations that organize knowledge
Piegetian concept of the incorporation of new information into existing knowledge.
Piegetian concept of adjusting schemes to fit new information and experiences.
Piaget's concept of grouping isolated behaviors into higher-order, more smoothly functioning cognitive system; the grouping or arranging of items into categories.
A mechanism that Piaget proposed to explain how children shift from one stage of thought to the next. The shift occurs as children experience cognitive conflict, or disequilibrium, in tryng to understand the world. Eventually, they resolve the conflict and reach a balance, or equilibrium of thought.
the first of Piaget's stages, which lasts from about birth to 2 years; infants construct an understanding of the world by coordinating sensory experiences (ex: seeing and hearing) with motoric actions.