Cognitive Infant Toddlers

Cognitive Infant Toddlers - Developmental Psychology...

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Developmental Psychology Cognitive Development of Infants & Toddlers Jane E. Roberts, Ph.D. USC
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Synaptogenesis
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First Year Brain Development Developmental leap around 3 months when reflexes begin to disappear, visual processing improves, and memory improves. Improved memory brings about stranger anxiety.
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Increased myelination improves communication between parts of brain. Lateralization, specialization of left and right hemispheres for different tasks, develops. Development of centers that coordinate planning and other higher cognitive functions
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ERP:  Language #13, Seigler et al., 2007
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Cognitive Development Jean Piaget proposed that cognitive development follows a sequence of stages. In each stage, thinking is guided by a set of organized cognitive structures. Schemes are the basic units of cognition that change under the influence of organization and adaptation.
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Piaget: Learning Equilibration Equilibration Assimilation Assimilation Accommodation Accommodation
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Object Permanence:  A not B error Siegler et al., 2007 (ch 4, # 17 – Fail)
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Object Permanence:  A not B error Siegler et al., 2007 (ch 4., # 18 pass)
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PSYC 420 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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