Chapter 3 - outline

Chapter 3 - outline - CHAPTER 3 The Brain and Cognitive...

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CHAPTER 3 The Brain and Cognitive Development – Outline I. THE BRAIN p.92 A. Neurons p.93 1. Neurons 2. Myelination 3. Synapses B. Brain Structure, Cognition, and Emotion p. 94 1. Corpus callosum 2. Prefrontal cortex 3. Amygdala C. Experience and Plasticity p.95 1. 3 questions involving the roles of experience and plasticity in the development of the brain in adolescence: Can new brain cells be generated in adolescence? Can the adolescent’s brain recover from injury? What do we know about applying information about brain development in adolescents’ education? II. THE COGNITIVE DEVELOMENTAL VIEW p.96 A. Piaget’s Theory 1. Cognitive Processes Schema p.97 2 processes by which children and adolescents use and adapt their schemas: a. Assimilation b. Accommodation Equilibration 2. Stages of Cognitive Development 3. Sensorimotor and Preoperational Thought p.98 Sensorimotor stage Preoperational stage 4. Concrete Operational Thought Concrete operational stage
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2009 for the course PSY 461U taught by Professor Shannonmyrick during the Spring '09 term at Portland State.

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