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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09 Chapter 7 Cognition PSYCH 231 A Eric Limegrover 5/12/09 Chapter 7: Cognition • Cognition: the activity of knowing • Typical of humans throughout lifespan • Changes across the lifespan • Piaget and Vygotsky 5/12/09 Piaget • Genetic Epistemology – How we come to know reality • Clinical Method – Question and answer technique – Used to discover how children reason • Intelligence: How well we adapt – Schemes/cognitive structures – Represent reality 5/12/09 Piaget • Assimilation – Using existing schemes to interpret new experiences – E.g., Birds are things that fly • Accommodation – Modifying schemes to fit new experience – E.g., Butterflies are different than Birds even though they both fly 5/12/09 Piaget • Adaptation – Adjusting to the environment – Using assimilation and accommodation • Intelligence = Adaptation • Constructivism – Children construct own reality – use their experiences (schemes) 5/12/09...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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DP Chapter 7 - Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/12/09...

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