COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD. PIAGET’S CONCRETE OPERATIONAL STAGE. During this stage thought is logical, flexible, and organized in it’s application of concrete information. The capacity for abstract thinking is not yet present.
Musicial. Ability to produce and appreciate pitch, rhythm (or melody), and aesthetic sounding tones; understanding of the forms of musical expressiveness. (Violinist, composer).
Bodily-kinesthetic. Ability to use the body skillfull for expressive as well as goal-directed purposes; ability to handle objects skillfully. (Dancer, athlete)
Interpersonal. Ability to detect and respond appropriately to the moods, temperaments, motivations, and intentions of others. (Therapist, salesperson).