intuitive stage

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intuitive stage in·tu·i·tive stage (ĭn-tōō'ĭ-tĭv, -tyōō'-)
n.
A stage of development, usually occurring between 4 and 7 years of age, in which a child's thought processes are determined by the most prominent aspects of the stimuli to which he or she is exposed, rather than by some form of logical thought.

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