Critique of Piaget
Was Piaget “right”?
What are the roots of human attachment?
How do infants “bond” with mom and dad?
The existence of other minds
We “know” that other people exist
o Morton and Johnson (1991)
Nine minutes after birth
Note: May be problems in methodology as well
Conservation: “Which row has more faces or do they both have
o Mountains O.K.
o Other Scenes No problem
Passing photos to mom
So, young child does have rudimentary understanding of other
Does this extend to
Do this extend to motives, beliefs?
Shultz and Cloghesy (1981)