F11-Cognitive Development

F11-Cognitive Development - Brain and Cognitive Development...

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Brain and Cognitive Development I. Three Broad Ways to View Intelligence. A. Qualitative--developmental processes. 1. Emphasis on NATURE of thought. 2. Piaget and Vygotsky. B. Information processing view. 1. How do we take in, store, and retrieve information? 2. Attention, memory, many other cognitive processes. C. Quantitative--psychometric. 1. Tied to numbers--IQ. 2. Emphasis on individual differences. D. The Three Views Are Complimentary 1. Each tells us something about intelligence. 2. WHAT DOES EACH TELL US ABOUT THE ADOLESCENT? II. Qualitative Approach to Intelligence--Piaget. A. Intelligence is a process. 1. Focus on how intelligence works. 2. Changes with development. 3. Children and adolescents think differently. 4. Develops in stages--change from stage to stage is qualitative, reflecting differences in modes of thinking. 5. Stage theory. B. Piaget’s theory: 1. Function is: a. Assimilation.
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