The Child's Conception of Number
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The Child's Conception of Number

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Jean Piaget was one of the most salient & inspirational figures in psychological & educational research in the 20th century. He was prolific, authoring or editing over eighty books & numerous journal papers which have spawned a huge, fertile continuation of his research over the decades. A major component of any course on children's psychological development &...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published October 1st 1965 by W.W. Norton & Company (NYC) (first published 1952)
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ILL (BF 723 N8 P53)
It is very hard to read and grasp author's idea,But still it is very good book to understand children's psyche about numbers.

Book summary based on my poor understanding:
Stage of understanding number:
Stage 1: intuition, perceptual, no understanding of number concept (conversation law hidden in the number)
For example, two bunch of flowers same number, identical configuration 摆的一样
3-4 year old children judge them same, if one bundled up, or spread out, that is spatial perception i...more
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This is one time when reading the original material does not enhance the concepts. Terribly boring... consists mostly of direct dialogue with test subjects. Kept wishing he would just synthesize the material.
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Jean Piaget was a Swiss philosopher, natural scientist and developmental theorist, well known for his work studying children, his theory of cognitive development and for his epistemological view called "genetic epistemology." He created in 1955 the International Centre for Genetic Epistemology in Geneva and directed it until 1980. According to Ernst von Glasersfeld, Jean Piaget is "the great pione...more
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