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Slide 1 Infant and Child Development Chapter 8 Tuesday October 16th, 2007
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Slide 2 Announcements Watch for an email announcement indicating that the paper grades are posted Grades will appear on Sakai, not Turnitin.com (Rutgers is cheap) Next deadline: ‘Sense of Self’ worksheet due Oct 23rd
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Slide 3 8—Information Processing The Information-Processing Approach Causes of developmental change in cognition Memory Knowledge Strategy use
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Slide 4 The Information-Processing Approach The Information-Processing Approach (continued) Effective information processing involves attention, memory, and thinking. A computer metaphor can help to understand the process and the limitations, although children’s cognitive development results from their ability to overcome processing limitations.
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Slide 5 The Information-Processing Approach A Basic, Simplified Model of Information Processing
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Slide 6 The Information-Processing Approach Comparison with Piaget’s Theory—Like Piaget: – Some information-processing psychologists are constructivist and see children as directing their own cognitive development. – Both explain how more advanced understanding grows out of less advanced concepts. – Information-processing psychologists emphasize the impact that existing
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Slide 7 The Information-Processing Approach Comparison with Piaget’s Theory—Unlike Piaget: Developmental continuity - a gradual increase in the capacity for processing information allows children to acquire increasingly complex knowledge and skills (not stage-like). Focuses on more precise analysis of change and on the contributions of ongoing cognitive activity.
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Slide 8 Mechanisms of Change Piaget: all cognitive growth is driven by assimilation and accommodation
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 331 taught by Professor Carpenter during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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