Thinking at Piaget's Stage of Formal Operations

Day, Mary Carol
October 1981
Educational Leadership;Oct81, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p44
Discusses research findings on the use of thinking capabilities at Jean Piaget's stage of formal operations. Changes in views on children's intellectual development brought about by Piaget's theory of cognitive development; Major features of formal operational thought; Doubt on universality of formal operational skills; Developmental research on the specific cognitive activities that occur during problem solving.


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