5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- contextual influences
- children as apprentices
- preoperational thinking
- guided participation
- limitations of piaget's research
- a just observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do
- b maturation of the brain's prefrontal cortex appears to be the reason for the age-related advance in children
- c the process by which people learn from others who guide their experiences and explorations
- d 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
- e cognitive development is embedded in a social context
curious and observant
5 Multiple choice questions
- An awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.
- 24 month (short sentences and limited vocab) 6 year old (understand and discuss almost anything)
- theorist focused on the social world of people when explaining cognitive development.
- The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
5 True/False questions
logical extension → after learning a word children use it to describe other objects in the same category
social mediation → after learning a word children use it to describe other objects in the same category
critical period → a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
private speech → theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
static reasoning → The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.