Piagetian Theory and the Aging Process: Extensions and Speculations

@article{Hooper1971PiagetianTA,
  title={Piagetian Theory and the Aging Process: Extensions and Speculations},
  author={Frank H. Hooper and James Fitzgerald and Diane E. Papalia},
  journal={The International Journal of Aging and Human Development},
  year={1971},
  volume={2},
  pages={20 - 3}
}
There is little question that the work of Jean Piaget and his associates represents the premier theory of cognitive development currently available. Acknowledging the frequently mentioned conceptual intricacies and methodological deficits, Piagetian theory and the related normative research offer a most comprehensive account of cognitive functioning from birth to the adolescent years (Elkind and Flavell 1969; Grize and Inhelder 1966). The period of concrete operations, and to a somewhat lesser… 
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