What is STATES VERSUS TRANSFORMATIONS?

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Jean Piaget's theory. the extent to which a child's attention is focused on states, the appearance of an object, rather than transformations, what is done to the object, and vice versa, at different stages of cognitive development.

STATES VERSUS TRANSFORMATIONS: "In state versus transformations how a child perceives objects and what happens to them is looked at."

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