Lecture 3 - Memory, Perception, and Attention I. Formal...

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Memory, Perception, and Attention I. Formal Education a. Piaget i. Transition from Preop or concrete op = 7 b. Starts at 5 normally c. Most kids ready at 6 or 7 for school d. Biologically maturing e. Can handle the demands of school i. Attention ii. Memory iii. Good Behavior f. Either have this ability already, forced to by schooling, or both i. Probably not really ready until 5 or 6, and school forces them to practice these new abilities II. Growth of Attention a. Sustained attention – ability to maintain attention or focus i. Force yourself to pay attention even when you don’t want to b. Under 5 = distactable i. Unable to block out distractions c. Capture to control i. Choose what they want to focus on ii. Control what they look at and pay attention to d. Extremes i. Some can study in a loud setting ii. Some can’t sit still ever III. ADD a. ADD can be seen at 2-3 i. Problem at 5-7 because of school ii. Unable to focus which has to be done at school iii. Difficult to focus when other kids can easily b. Could simply be bad at focus, but not have ADD
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course PSY 0310 taught by Professor Strauss during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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Lecture 3 - Memory, Perception, and Attention I. Formal...

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