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Problems and Difficulties

It has not been the purpose of this brief outline of Piaget's psychology to make a critical assessment of his work, but rather, a straightforward account of some of his research and theory. In Section 3, his psychology was applied to the educational situation. However, it remains to be said that some of the conclusions which Piaget reaches do not find universal acceptance among psychologists working in this field. This being so, the extrapolations may be misleading. Added to this Section 3 may have placed a wrong interpretation upon Piaget's findings, and would be therefore doubly misleading. In view of this, the following comments will add a note of caution to the extrapolations of this Section.