Object Impermanence

Posted by on Jul 25, 2010 in Emotions, Happiness, Loss and Letting Go, ponderings, Spirituality | 0 comments

Today I am thinking of Jean Piaget and his theory about object permanence. As you may remember from your college psych 101 class,  Jean Piaget  theorized that the role of maturation was instrumental in a child’s increasing capacity to understand their world.  Put another way,  we cannot undertake certain tasks until we are psychologically mature enough to do so.    For those of you who didn’t make it to class that day, or had more sense than to major in psych and minor in Eastern philosophy,  here’s the bottom line:  Jean Piaget had a bazillion theories about the cognitive...

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