Midterm 2 Review Questions

Midterm 2 Review Questions - 830:331 Infant and Child...

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830:331 Infant and Child Development Review Questions for Midterm Exam 2 Chapter 4: Theories of Cognitive Development 1. What is scaffolding and why is in what instances is it important? 2. Describe the three components of memory. 3. Name and describe the three types of memory strategies. 4. Sometimes having a memory strategy is not beneficial, why? Chapter 5: Seeing, Thinking, and Doing in Infancy 1. Why do researchers focus on conducting studies with infants and toddlers as compared to adults? 2. What is the difference between sensation and perception? Give an example of each. 3. Describe the technique of studying infant vision that Robert Frantz (1961) developed. 4. What is habituation and why is it important in infant research? What does a habituation graph look like? 5. What evidence has provided a clear picture regarding infant’s visual acuity? 6. What is an infant’s perception of the face over the first year of life? 7.
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 331 464 taught by Professor Hsu during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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Midterm 2 Review Questions - 830:331 Infant and Child...

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