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Chapter 4 - Chapter 4 Cognitive Development I. A. Three...

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Chapter 4 Cognitive Development I. Three Broad Ways to View Intelligence. A. Qualitative--developmental processes. 1. Emphasis on NATURE of thought. (i.e no emphasis on standardized tests) What is the process? Development is assumed. It is assumed adolescents and children think differently. 2. Piaget and Vygotsky. B. Information processing view. 1. How do we take in, store, and retrieve information ? Computer Analogy 2. Attention, memory, other cognitive processes. C. Quantitative-- psychometric . 1. Tied to numbers--IQ. Emphasis on standardized test. Intelligence is problem solving ability. We all have it but have it to different degrees. 2. Emphasis on individual differences. D. They are complimentary , not contradictory. 1. Each tells us something about intelligence. Think of it as a coin Front: Cognitive Development Back: Psychometric Middle: Info Processing 2. WHAT DOES EACH TELL US ABOUT THE ADOLESCENT ? II.
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Chapter 4 - Chapter 4 Cognitive Development I. A. Three...

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