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Operatory thought is a term applied by Piaget as a general label for the cognitive principles underpinning concrete operations and formal operations in his theory of cognitive development. In these stages children demonstrate behavior that reveals their thinking has a logical basis and this is different from preoperatory thought.

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  • Reber, A.S & Reber, E.S. (2001). Dictionary of Psychology. London. Penguin.

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