5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- sensitive period
- guided participation
- preoperational thinking
- a "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
- b 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
- c theorist focused on the social world of people when explaining cognitive development.
- d the process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations
- e a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Vygotsky's term for a person whose cognition is stimulated and directed by older and more skilled members of society
- cognitive development is embedded in a social context
curious and observant
- the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
- after learning a word children use it to describe other objects in the same category
- a time when a certain development must happen if it is ever to happen
5 True/False Questions
egocentrism → The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
theory-theory → An awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own
theory of mind → An awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own
piaget → theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
focus on appearance → The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.