5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- sensitive period
- theory of mind
- private speech
- a the internal dialogue that occurs when people talk to themselves (either silently or out loud)
- b An awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own
- c The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
- d "zone of proximan development"- a range of tasks too difficult for the child to do alone but possible with the help of adults and more skilled peers
- e a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- cognitive development between the ages of about 2 and 6; it includes languages and imagination (in addition to the senses and motor skills of infancy), but logical, operational thinking is not yet possible
- the process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.
- the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
5 True/False Questions
egocentrism → The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
theory-theory → the idea that children attempt to explain everything they see and hear by constructing theories (where baby's come from)
static reasoning → a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
children as apprentices → a time when a certain development must happen if it is ever to happen
scaffolding → The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.