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Unformatted text preview: development • Gender development o Early developments—segregation of sexes over time o Influences on gender schemas Autism • DSM-IV criteria • Interventions and effectiveness • Basic facts about autism Problem Solving • Solving by analogy—what factors help us use analogy • DeLoache’s research on scale models—why can 3-year-olds use scale models and 2.5 year-olds not? What is the challenge? What studies has she designed to test this hypothesis? • Means-ends analysis • How children are different problem solvers than adults • Methods used to study (microgenetic method) Academic Skills • Emergent literacy/reading o Emergent literacy skills Oral language Phonological awareness Memory Print knowledge o Reading comprehension o Learning how to read—what approach is most effective?...
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- Summer '08
- Natural number, Cardinal number, Ordinal number, Mirror test