In addition, they manipulated abstract and concrete thinking
by asking participants to consider issues that weren't related to the product categories.
The fact that 36% of them have been found to be at the concrete thinking
stage suggests the need for remedial intervention during the entrance course.
But in childhood we not only learn the concrete thinking
of our ancestors, but also we inadvertently learn many cognitive and semantic inaccuracies, faulty assumptions, and culturally biased misperceptions handed down from generations of uninformed and frequently uneducated elders.
A majority of students still demonstrate characteristics that correspond to a concrete thinking
level rather than use formal-reasoning principles that Piaget ascribed to adult thinkers" (de Sanchez, 1995, p.
But we learned that concrete thinking
doesn't work well in a hurricane.
During the later stages of concrete thinking
, children are able to engage in causal (if/then) thinking.
We tend to be abstract, but this is an example of Hebrew concrete thinking
At the beginning, when students were explaining something like chemical reactions, it was difficult to get think past the stage of concrete thinking