The preoperational child's difficulty taking another's point of view is called
A) stranger anxiety.
Current research on cognitive development indicates that
A) Piaget overestimated the cognitive competence of young children.
B) symbolic thinking develops earlier than Piaget believed.
C) Piaget's theory may apply only to middle-class male children.
D) Piaget overlooked the importance of imprinting on cognitive development.
Although Mr.Tong was obviously busy reading an absorbing novel,his 5-year-old daughter kept interrupting him with comments and questions about the TV cartoons she was watching.Before Mr.Tong becomes irritated with his daughter for being inconsiderate,he should be alerted to Piaget's concept of
A) object permanence.
According to Piaget,an egocentric child can best be described as
C) lacking in self-esteem.
D) cognitively limited.