5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- focus on appearance
- fast mapping
- preoperational thinking
- a The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
- b The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.
- c 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
- d Vygotsky's idea , temporary support that is tailored to a learner's needs and abilities and aimed at helping the learner master the next task in a given learning process
- e a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.
5 Multiple choice questions
- cognitive development is embedded in a social context
curious and observant
- theorist focused on the social world of people when explaining cognitive development.
- the quality of being irreversible (once done it cannot be changed)
- a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child thinks that nothing changes. Whatever is now has always been and always will be
- a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
5 True/False questions
limitations of piaget's research → just observing may have led him to underestimate what kids can do
theory of mind → the idea that children attempt to explain everything they see and hear by constructing theories (where baby's come from)
egocentrism → Piaget's term for children's tendency to think about the world entirely from their own personal perspective
social mediation → a function of speech by which a person's cognitive skills are refined and extended through both formal instruction and casual conversation.
apprentice in thinking → 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