Cognitive development: Vygotsky

IB Psychology: Cognitive development: Vygotsky

The Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky argued that it is not possible to describe the process by which children cognitively develop without taking into account the child’s social environment or culture. Culture provides knowledge, and it teaches children what to think and how to think. Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory suggests that a child’s cognitive development is based on interaction with other people in order...

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