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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 7, Psych 211 Includes today from Lectures 2 to 7: Readings Chapter 3, Module 3.1 Chapter 5, Module 5.3 Chapter 6 Chapter 7, Modules 7.1 and 7.2 Operation:- Like little mental cameras and look at the same thing with many different perspectives. Knowledge is acquired at age 7.- You do not know and hence if someone taught us and we just learnt a new fact. Needed a guide to help us learn it, and once we learn it we do not forget it. We just need to tell them.- The change is more profound than just learning a new fact, and its not a matter of giving them the information their missing and its not just simple information they are missing. It’s a lot more complicated than that. He does short-change the children’s knowledge a lot.- Babies know more than what Piaget thought 5 year olds knew, and doing the best he could with the resources available. Interference Task: You’re trying to hold onto information and you are being bombarded with more information to disrupt that. This is why there is an underestimation of the kid’s abilities and thus succession rates are not high....
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course PSYCH 211 taught by Professor Lecorre during the Fall '11 term at Waterloo.
- Fall '11