Six Psychological Studies

Mass Market Paperback | September 12, 1968

byJean Piaget

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This volume presents six essays—collected in English for the first time—that are an incisive summary and a useful introduction to the work of the eminent psychologist. The development of behavior and thought, the creation of logic, perception and emotion—these are the central themes that jean Piaget deals with in Six Psychological Studies. The first part of the book retraces the stages in the mental development of the child, from birth to adolescence. The second section is devoted to more theoretical matters.
 
The work of Jean Piaget represents a major breakthrough in the development of a comprehensive understanding of the process of cognitive growth. His pioneering methods and theories have paved the way for a new approach to the investigation of when and how children are able to grasp and assimilate new ideas and information. This present volume makes available to a large audience the seminal ideas of the most important thinker of the 20th century in the field of cognition.

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This volume presents six essays—collected in English for the first time—that are an incisive summary and a useful introduction to the work of the eminent psychologist. The development of behavior and thought, the creation of logic, perception and emotion—these are the central themes that jean Piaget deals with in Six Psychological Stud...

Jean Piaget, a Swiss psychologist, whose original training was in the natural sciences, spent much of his career studying the psychological development of children, largely at the Institut J.J. Rousseau at the University of Geneva, but also at home, with his own children as subjects. The impact of this research on child psychology has ...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.25 × 4.25 × 0.45 inPublished:September 12, 1968Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0394704622

ISBN - 13:9780394704623

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