Piaget’s Theory Of Concrete Operational Stage Essay

Piaget’s theory of the concrete operational stage occurs in children between the ages of 7-11. This operation depends on concrete examples hence the name “Concrete Operational Stage”. “During this final stage of formal operations, the older child or adult can think logically about potential events and abstract ideas” (Eysenck & Flanagan, 2001, pp.363). Though at this stage children can think more logically they are still limited in some ways. Piaget found that children at this stage can only preform mental operations on real concrete objects and find it very hard to move from concrete objects to abstract. They are unable to move beyond specifics. Although they are limited in these ways they are still better at relating mental representations….