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StudentsFall08_Psy1.1_Notes_Human Development

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Psychology 1.1 Psychology 1.1 Human Development Human Development Ch. 11 & 12 Joanna Serafin [email protected] Fall 2008 “Innate drives and tendencies, operating in a responsive social environment, enable the person to develop as one who can survive and thrive in the culture into which he or she is born” -Peter Gray Outline Development of thought and language 0. How infants learn about the physical world 1. Two classic theories of cognitive development: Piaget & Vygotsky 2. Children’s understanding of minds 3. Children’s early language abilities Social development in infancy How infants learn about the physical world How infants learn about the physical world 0. Infants are born with a full set of sensory abilities, vision is immature 1. They respond selectively to stimuli, which is well designed for learning 2. How do we study infants? Habituation studies 3. Within a few weeks of life infants prefer aspects of environment they can control vs. ones they can’t (e.g. controllable & automatic mobile) 0. From learning through mouth to examining. 1. Infants are not taught to examine, they do so in every culture (!Kung San hunter-gatherers in Botswana) 0. Infants learn through social cues 0. Mimicking 1. Joint visual attention 2. Social referencing http://www.talaris.org/spotlight_mommy.htm http://www.unctv.org/education/parents/pcounts_video.html 0. How early do we know about the core physical properties? Nativist vs. empiricists debate revisited 1. Selective looking vs. search tasks
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0. Violation-of-expectancy experiment (Baillargeon, 1987) 1. Based on search tasks children show less knowledge about physical principles: e.g. Piaget’s simple- and changed-hiding-place problems show infants lack object permanence knowledge Why? Two classic theories of cognitive development: Piaget & Vygotsky Two classic theories of cognitive development: Piaget & Vygotsky 1. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-9014865592046332725&hl=en 2.
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