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560 3/10 10/03/2009 12:59:00 Cognitive change in early childhood Preoperational stage (2-7 years) Egocentrism: own view= others o o Egocentric speech Caveats: language choice, volume, deafness Focus on 1 aspect of a problem at a time o Centration o Deloache: scale models as symbols E.g., dollhouse o Symbol Something that stands for something else o Experiments Can kids use scale models to find objects? “Find snoopy!” results: 3 year olds can use model to find toy o model REPRESENTS room for them 2.5 year old cannot! o Model doesn’t represent room o Lack of symbolic thought? Follow up study Incredible shrinking machine 2.5 year olds can now succeed
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interpretation 2.5 year olds lack dual representations o can’t think about an object 2 ways at once model is interesting, and 2.5 year olds don’t recognize that it’s also a symbol when shrunk, not a symbol, thus easier: model =
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