Lectures1b_2010_winter

Lectures1b_2010_winter - removal of obstacles preventing...

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Cognitive development: Piaget’s theory It’s a stage theory: qualitative differences between stages invariant sequence early structures --> later stages internal coherence of stages periods of transition: disequilibrium décalages are a challenge to the theory It’s a constructivist theory It’s an interactionist theory Jean Piaget (1896-1980)
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“Genetic epistemology:” focus on intelligence adaptation organization assimilation & accommodation
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Periods of development: sensorimotor preoperational concrete operational formal operational Methods: interviews observations
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The sensorimotor period: development of mental representations and transition from egocentric to allocentric spatial reasoning Stages 1-2: initially “out of sight, out of mind,” then recognition memory Stage 3: beginnings of active search. For example: reconstruction of an invisible whole from a visible fraction • visual accommodation to rapid movements
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Unformatted text preview: removal of obstacles preventing perception Stage 4: perseverative (A not B) error Stage 5: multiple visible displacements Stage 6: full object permanence Stage 3: early object concepts Reconstruction of an invisible whole Visual accommodation to rapid movements A B Experimenter Infant Stages 4-6: transition to mature object concepts Success at the A not B task depends on: age delay between hiding and search brain maturation (Adele Diamond) search history (Linda Smith, Esther Thelen) distinctiveness of hiding locations A B Experimenter Infant distance between hiding locations, and presence of other hiding locations A B Experimenter Infant The preoperational and concrete operational periods: The transition to logical thinking Initial difFculties: egocentrism experimenter child ego view centration Number Conservation tasks The formal operational period: Hypothetical reasoning...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course PSYCH 130 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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