August 25, 2010

Jean Piaget

As early as 1;6 (6) J. ran after her shadow, in the garden pointing to it. At 1;7(27) she did the same thing, but tried to catch it. She bent down, got up again and tried again a little further on, pointing to it from time to time and saying: “Jacqueline”. At one moment she made a shadow with her hand and said: “Hand”.

Jean Piaget (Neuchâtel 1896 – Genève 1980) uit Play, Dreams and Imitation in Childhood (1951)

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