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Unformatted text preview: Life-span Development Chapter 5 Chapter 5 Outline • Childhood – Piaget’s theory of cognitive development – Social attachment • Adulthood – Social factors – Cognitive factors Part 1: Childhood Jean Piaget (1896-1980) • Studied children’s intelligence • Realized children look at things differently. “The human spirit goes through a certain number of stages.” Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development • 1) Sensorimotor – Exploring the world – Object permanence – Stranger anxiety Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development • 2) Preoperational (2-7) – Lack logical reasoning – Lack concept of conservation – Egocentrism- cant see something from another point of view. – Theory of mind begins Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development 3) Concrete Operational (7-11) Understand conservation. Think logically 4) Formal Operational (11-adulthood) abstract reasoning • Think about love, freedom, etc. Develop morals • Not just b/c “mom said so” What is love? Making sense of the world • Schema – concept that organizes and interprets info • How we use schemas – Assimilation • Interpreting things in terms of current schemas – Accommodation Adjusting schemas to fit new experiences Piaget’s Theory: Current Thoughts • Babies might ___________________________ Piaget’s Theory: Current Thoughts • Children learn from interactions with the world. • Young children are not little adults! • Researchers today see development as more continuous. Attachment • Attachment – emotional with another person • Why do babies attach? – 2 artificial moms: • 1 wire, 1 cloth – 1 holds a bottle – Results? • More attached to cloth mom. Harry Harlow Attachment • Origins – Body contact – Familiarity – Responsive parenting Effects of Attachment • Secure attachment produces a sense of basic trust. • Early abuse or stress may cause permanent problems. • Children are remarkably resilient Part 2: Adulthood Life Satisfaction • Stable over life span • Feelings may become more mellow. • Preference for smaller social networks. Aging & Memory • How does memory change as we age? • It depends on the type of test – Recall – Recognition Aging & Memory: Two Types of Tests The subfield of psychology concerned with solving practical problems is __________. a. basic research b. applied research c. professional services What part of the brain controls our emotions? How does intelligence change as we age?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course PSY` 1201 taught by Professor Coyle during the Spring '09 term at FSU.

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