Cognitive Language

Cognitive Language - Physical Changes in Adulthood Vision o...

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Physical Changes in Adulthood Vision o Lens becomes more rigid (40 yrs) o Seeing object at close range becomes difficult o Difficult to discriminate between light at lower wavelengths (green and blue) o Dark adaptation more difficult Hearing loss common o Difficulty hearing high-frequency sounds (60 years) o Impairment usually greater for men Reproductive and sexual functioning o Puberty marks the onset of reproductive functioning o Reproductive capacity declines from middle to late adulthood Around 50 for women, 40 for men Cognitive Development Cognitive development o Development of the process of knowing, imagining, perceiving, reasoning, and problem-solving Nature vs. Nurture o John Locke (late 1600s) empiricism- human infant is born without knowledge or skills o Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1750s)- nature shapes human development- children have innate preparation to learn from their experiences in the world Jean Piaget o 1920s-70s o Developed theories about the way children think,
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