Week 4 DQ2 - determine the best approach to take given very...

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Week 4 DQ2 Chapter 4 addresses the cognitive abilities of adults in middle age. Review the cognitive areas discussed by Schaie – vocabulary, verbal memory, spatial orientation, inductive reasoning, and perceptual speed – and answer the following questions: * Of the cognitive areas discussed by Schaie, which ones do you feel are your strongest? * Which are your weakest? * How can you use your strongest areas to do well in your classes? How can you strengthen your weaker areas? Respond to at least two of your fellow students' postings by Day 7. (You must create one initial post and at least two responses, for a minimum of three posts for this discussion.) TIP: In addition to the information presented in this week’s reading, consider researching strategies for enhancing cognitive abilities, particularly in any areas of weakness. Ron_W4DQ2 My strongest cognitive area would have to be inductive reasoning; I can usually
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Unformatted text preview: determine the best approach to take given very little information. Being a father I have learned to use this skill on a daily basis with three kids that provide me with very little information but need a quick answer. My verbal memory is something that is my weakest cognitive area. When I was younger my parents found out I have a learning disability that makes it hard for me to understand things that I read. Even today I sometimes have to read things more than once or have someone read it to me before I can understand. I use my strongest areas to do will in class by thinking fast on my feet, I often have so many distractions when I do my school work being able to make a decision quickly is very beneficial. I can strengthen my weaker errors by trying to focus on my work more, and asking for help from others when I feel overwhelmed....
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2011 for the course PSY 202 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '09 term at Ashford University.

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