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Unformatted text preview: o Ignored emotional states and emotional development o Information-processing theories View children as undergoing continuous cognitive change Concerned with the development of learning, memory, and problem-solving skills Central themes Nature/Nurture Mechanisms of change Computer as a model compare a human to a computer, the human mind processes like a computer Input Storage and retrieval Hardware o Brain o Sensory systems Software o Rules and strategies Sensory memory Short term memory o File being worked on before it is saved Long term memory o Hard drive o Autobiographical memory events that took place at specific times and places in an individuals life Occurs around 2.5 years of age. Infantile Amnesia o Development of learning and memory Basic memory processes Associating events with one another Recognizing objects as familiar Generalizing from one instance to another Encoding...
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- Fall '07