Ch7 part 2 thinking and metacognition

Ch7 part 2 thinking and metacognition - Thinking and...

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Unformatted text preview: Thinking and Metacognition Child Psychology Summer 2011 CH 7 Part 2: Thinking and Metacognition What is Thinking? Thinking involves manipulating and transforming information in memory. In Baddeleys model of working memory, thinking is the job of the _________ ___________. Thinking During Infancy Interest in thinking during infancy has focused on concept formation and categorization. Categories Are grouped objects, events, and characteristics on the basis of common properties. Concepts Are ideas about what categories represent. Thinking During Infancy Researchers have found that infants as young as 3 months can group together objects with similar appearances. Perceptual categorizations are based on similar ___________ features of objects, such as size, color, and movement, as well as parts of objects, such as legs for animals. It is not until about 7 to 9 months of age that infants form ______________ categories rather than just making perceptual discriminations between different categories. Childhood Thinking...
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