#119 Overall Influence

Jean Piaget

Swiss psychologist, biologist, logician, philosopher and academic


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Jean Piaget was a Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development. Piaget's theory of cognitive development and epistemological view are together called "genetic epistemology".Piaget placed great importance on the education of children. As the Director of the International Bureau of Education, he declared in 1934 that "only education is capable of saving our societies from possible collapse, whether violent, or gradual." His theory of child development is studied in pre-service education programs. Educators continue to incorporate constructivist-based strategies.

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University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

University of Lausanne

University located in Lausanne, Switzerland

University of Geneva

Public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland

University of Neuchâtel

French-speaking university based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland

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