Infant Lecture 17

Infant Lecture 17 - Infant Lecture 17 March 28, 2007 Early...

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Infant Lecture 17 March 28, 2007 Early Childhood For Piaget: intelligence - adaptation to environment BY: Assimilation [taking things in and converting it to something that is useful to you; a biological terms; no learning takes place] and Accommodation [ that you the learner [the child] has to adapt in order to fit the environment; you making changes to fit the environment; for Piaget it’s the same as learning; you need to adapt] - For households where children aren’t given new challenging tasks and impoverished for social interactions, they are just assimilating, they are getting older but there is nothing to stimulate them cognitively - About 25-30% of children are not ready for school by age 5 Disequilibrium - is the difference between what you currently know and what you need to know, according to Piaget- if its moderate enough it leads to motivation -to change Equilibrium – and now child masters environment This is essentially how children improve cognitive abilities, through this adapting process, taking in what they know, changing cognitive…. In order for learning to take place you need several factors - physical environment- that provides the right tools for the child to work through
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2011 for the course CHEM 160:161 taught by Professor Siegel during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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Infant Lecture 17 - Infant Lecture 17 March 28, 2007 Early...

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