Theories of Human Development
This lesson deals with Piaget's Cognitive Theory of Development
University of South Carolina Aiken
Independent Study Class
This lesson will deal with the stages of development
according to Piaget. Jean Piaget was born in Switzerland and
lived between 1896 and 1980. The theory of cognitive development
was developed by Piaget during the mid 1920's. The cognitive approach
to learning and human development emphasizes mental factors as contrasted
with the environmental factors of the traditional behaviorists.
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