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<i>31–32 Months</i> Preparing for Second-Order Thinking

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780195099232
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199846863 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0010
31–32 Months Preparing for Second-Order Thinking

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This chapter discusses the activities, cognitive development, and learning progress of Ricky when he was between 31–32 months old. At this stage, the toddler appeared to be preparing for learning about second-order thinking. Despite his failures due to ignorance or lapses in applying what he knew, Ricky was determinedly making progress toward the development of a belief psychology that he could use to interact with others.

Keywords: ignorance; application; belief psychology; social interaction

Chapter.  5061 words. 

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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