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Devon Siegel PSYCH 2090, Spring 09 Assignment 2: Babies in the wild Video 1 URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6BMiscDVGA Substage represented by the video: Secondary circular reactions Why is the video a good example? This video is a good example of secondary circular reactions because the baby has figured out that if he hits the toy it will play a song that he apparently enjoys hearing. Video 2 URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nd9uPBUBhc8 Substage represented by the video: coordination of secondary circular reactions Why is the video a good example? This video is a good example of secondary circular reactions because the baby must combine earlier schemas to be able to realize that the toy is under the blanket and she must pull the blanket away to get to the toy. Video 3 URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QnYLPvicYnA
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Unformatted text preview: Substage represented by the video: reflex schemas Why is the video a good example? This video is a good example of reflex schemas because it clearly shows the rooting reflex, a primitive reflex all babies are born with that helps them to nurse. Video 4 URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wobnAVMDbrY Substage represented by the video: primary circular reactions Why is the video a good example? This video is a good example of a very common primary circular reaction, thumb sucking. This is a primary circular reaction because it deals only with the babys body and nothing outside of it. It also is not purely a reflex because the baby is of an age where it can make the choice to put its thumb in its mouth and keep it there....
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