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Unformatted text preview: Informatiion Processing Theories.. CORE KNOWLEDGE THEORIES.. babies r born with knowledge.. Features *Processes involved in children’s thinking *Process occurs over time *Metaphor of a computational system (hardware vs. software)-may be the same in human development and we can put info in it.. Cog dev changes is changes in hardware: brain dev it grows software.. change in strategies and other learnings Information Processing Theories: Features: 1 Processes involved in children’s thinking 2 Process occurs over time 3 Metaphor of a computational system Children as problem solvers Determine goal -> obstacles -> strategy -> goal as children get older.. they get more planned full.. if young they dnt think of plans o reach their goals.. when older, they plan a way to get to their goals. have to postpone actions in alternatives to reach their goals kids goin shopping wit a pic list.. get all 6 fastest.. they went thru and showed the aisles. 5 yr olds.. went in order of the list. 9 yr olds when in a specific order they PLANNED.. front of the store stuff first and end of the store stuff last....
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2011 for the course PSYCH 133B taught by Professor Gross during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.
- Fall '10