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Swiss psychologist who is best known for studying the thought processes of children. The discipline of Genetic Epistemology, which attempts to explain the historical basis and psychological origins of scientific knowledge, was established by him.
He learned a lot about the cognition of children and adults while marking intelligence tests.
He was the Director of the International Bureau of Education and he believed that a better education system had the potential to save society from collapse.
How did Jean Piaget die?
|Cause of death||Unknown|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||August 9, 1896|
|Death date||September 16, 1980|
|Place of death||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond, more or less adequately, to reality."Jean Piaget
"In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning."Jean Piaget
"Children's games constitute the most admirable social institutions. The game of marbles, for instance, as played by boys, contains an extremely complex system of rules - that is to say, a code of laws, a jurisprudence of its own."Jean Piaget
"From this time on, the universe is built up into an aggregate of permanent objects connected by causal relations that are independent of the subject and are placed in objective space and time."Jean Piaget
"Egocentrism appears to us as a form of behavior intermediate between purely individual and socialized behavior."Jean Piaget