Piagetâ€™s Theory of Cognitive DevelopmentAnalyze Piaget’s theory by contrasting it with competing viewpoints that have specifically challenged Piaget’s theory. Describe the strengths and weaknesses associated with these different perspectives on cognitive development. Based on your personal or professional experience, what evidence is there that Piaget’s theory is relevant or not relevant to the development of 2-year-olds in today’s society?
StudiesReadingsUse your Infants, Children, and Adolescents text to complete the following:Read Chapter 5, “Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood,” pages 158–199. This chapter focuses on how the infant brain and body develop.Read Chapter 6, “Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood,” pages 200–243. In relation to this development, pay special attention to Piaget’s theory of infant cognition and the theories and process of language acquisition.Review the Flaws in Thinking and Scenarios table and select a common flaw in thinking when considering child development and one of the scenarios linked with it in preparation for this unit’s assignment, if you have not done so already.