Jean Piaget was born into a middle class family. His father was a professor of Medieval History. His father's intense work ethic greatly influenced his life and work. While still in high school, his papers were being published and he was considered an expert.
Jean Piaget was a well known developmental psychologist best known for his epistemological work with children. Piaget is responsible for the massive strides our society has made in the education of children and for the importance that has been placed on education.
Jean Piaget believed children were focused on their own egos or their own desires. Piaget used the term to show how children's talk during play was not a form of communication but a reinforcement to themselves concerning their own activity.
Jean Claude Bringuier has written: 'Conversations with Jean Piaget' -- subject- s -: Cognition in children, Intellect, Theory of Knowledge 'Conversations libres avec Jean Piaget' -- subject- s -: Cognition in children, Intellect, Theory of Knowledge