Psych PSYC 110 - 008
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Psychology Cognitive Development Tabula rasa Piaget - Assimilation - Accommodation - Stages of cognitive development in children Assimilation - Organizing new information into existing knowledge structures Accommodation - Altering a belief to make it more compatible with new knowledge - Gyroscope task with bilingual children Sensorimotor skills - Studies rely on looking time to measure babies’ habituation to novelty - Infants show surprise at feats of object permanence Preoperational Skills - Egocentrism is a hallmark of this stage - But children can begin to think in timelines - And accept fully that object can exist outside of their immediate awareness - Around 4-5 years old, develop theory of mind Ability to reason about what other know or believe Concrete operational skills - Conservation - Concrete mental operations E.g. basic arithmetic Vygotsky - Scaffolding Pattern by which parents provide initial assistance in children’s learning but gradually remove structure as children become more competent - Zone of proximal development Phase of learning during which children can benefit from instructions
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