Chapter 8: Lifespan Development of Human Potential

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how Piaget’s overarching principles of assimilation, accommodation, and schema development can serve to integrate the cumulative interactive effects of heredity and experience
  • Describe the tasks Piaget developed to study acquisition of conservation of number, mass, and liquid volume
  • Relate adaptive learning principles to Baumrind’s parental styles and Kohlberg’s stages of moral thinking



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