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ABSTRACT THINKING [1 record]

Record 1 2009-07-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Psychology (General)
DEF

Thinking characterized by the use of abstractions and generalizations.

CONT

Piaget's theory suggests that children progress from a stage of "concrete thinking" (entered at about age six) to one of "formal thinking" (at about age twelve). It is Papert's belief that this ordering is not in fact universal; ....

OBS

As opposed to "concrete thinking."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie (Généralités)
CONT

Piaget distingue la «pensée concrète» de la «pensée formelle». La pensée concrète est déjà bien élaborée quand l'enfant, à six ans, aborde sa première année d'école primaire, et elle se renforce dans les années qui suivent. La pensée formelle, quant à elle, ne se développe réellement que lorsque l'enfant a presque le double de cet âge, soit environ douze ans, à un ou deux ans près - et certains spécialistes ont même émis l'idée que bien des personnes ne parviennent jamais à une pensée pleinement formelle.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Psicología (Generalidades)
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