But obviously, in order for them to develop, they need to be able to grow and change.
And Piaget said that this happened through the process of assimilation and accommodation.
During summer break, you visit your aunt who lives in a major city.
Accommodation describes how we later adjust our schemas to better incorporate new experiences.
Free 5-day trial Accommodation is a term developed by Jean Piaget to describe the process in which we modify existing cognitive schemas in order to include new information.
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You point to a train and ask your aunt where the 'buses' are going.
She tells you that what you are pointing at is a train.