Ph.D., Nautural Science
University of Neuchatel
What Is He Known For?
Formulating the part of the early childhood philosophy known as constructivism. Known for his concepts assimilation, accommodation, equilibrium, and schema in reference to his Theory of Cognitive Development.
Wrote one highly influential work: The Psychology of the Child (with Inhelder in 1966).
What Is He Doing Now?
Jean Piaget served as Professor of Psychology at the University of Geneva from 1929-1975 and as Director of the Interantional Bureau of Education from 1968 until he died in 1980