5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sensitive period
- contextual influences
- focus on appearance
- a maturation of the brain's prefrontal cortex appears to be the reason for the age-related advance in children
- b a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned
- c The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
- d a characteristic of preoperational thought in which a young child ignores all attributes that are not apparent.
- e theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The process by which children map a word onto an underlying concept after only one exposure to the word.
- An awareness that other people's thoughts are different from your own
- 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
- after learning a word children use it to describe other objects in the same category
5 True/False questions
conservation → the principle (which Piaget believed to be a part of concrete operational reasoning) that properties such as mass, volume, and number remain the same despite changes in the forms of objects
language → theorist that developed a series of stages in which an individual passes during cognitive development.
limitations of piaget's research → the internal dialogue that occurs when people talk to themselves (either silently or out loud)
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
critical period → a limited developmental phase when certain behaviors can be learned