Exam_2_Study_Guide - FCE 225 Sec 001 Ecology of Lifespan...

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FCE 225 Sec 001 Ecology of Lifespan Human Development in the Family Fall, 2006 Exam 2 Study Guide Chapter 7 1. Understand the characteristics of physical growth and motor-skill development during early childhood. 2. Understand the sensory development of children from two through six years old. 3. Understand the concept of intelligence, including the following concent: intelligence Gardner's 9 intelligences (intellectual profile) intelligence as a general factor (Binet) intelligence as a process intelligence as information processing 4. Psychologists have conflicting views about the impact of heredity and environment on intelligence. Briefly describe the following positions. heredity (nature) is significant contemporary scientific consensus environment (nurture) is significant 5. Define what Piaget meant by the preoperational period, and characterize the thinking of the preoperational child by describing: symbol use state versus transformational reasoning conservation nonreversibility centration egocentrism versus sociocentrism 6. Describe critiques of Piaget's work based on the following examples: talking and communication altruistic (prosocial) behavior 7. Understand current evidence about the development of children's theory of mind. 8. Understand the components of language acquisition. phonology syntax morphology pragmatics 9. Define the important concepts of Vygotsky's cognitive development: zone of proximal development (ZPD). Scaffolding Private speech 10. Understand the hypothesis of childhood amnesia. 11. Describe the following information-related concepts: recall sensory information storage recognition short-term memory facilitation of relearning long-term memory 12. Explain how memory occurs, and distinguish between: metacognition metamemory 13. Describe rehearsal and categorizing as memory strategies and related research. 14. Understand moral development in early childhood, including Piaget and Kohlberg’s theories. Page 1 of 5
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FCE 225 Sec 001 Ecology of Lifespan Human Development in the Family Fall, 2006 Chapter 8: 1. Understanding how emotions are displayed and regulated among children. 2.
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Exam_2_Study_Guide - FCE 225 Sec 001 Ecology of Lifespan...

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