Jean Piaget was born in 1896 in Switzerland, and he died in 1980. His background was in biology and he became especially fascinated with studying the psychological development of children. Piaget was a transformational researcher in the field of child developmental psychology. In fact, he is still, to this day, the most cited psychologist in the field.
What exactly did Piaget do? How did he change our understanding of human brain development from infancy to adulthood? In this edition of Two Guys on Your Head Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about Jean Piaget and his impact on the field of cognitive psychology.