Environmental experience is critical Remodeled through synaptic pruning and

Environmental experience is critical remodeled

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Environmental, experience is critical Remodeled through synaptic pruning and myelination Prefrontal cortex Limbic System Prefrontal Cortex affects: Patterns become more focused Activity becomes increasingly coordinated with other activity in other parts of the brain changes lead to greater efficiency in information processing. Limbic System Affects: Dopamine (REWARD) Serotonin (MOODS) Changes may make individuals more… emotional stressful reward seeking / sensation seeking vulnerable to substance abuse and depression The maturation of functional connectivity is more of less complete by age 22 Vygotsky and learning Zone of Proximal Development Scaffolding teachers would have a mixed age classroom so young kids have wiser peers to “scaffold” them to the next level teachers use guided participation teachers use intersubjectivity and make-believe play
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classroom emphasizing assisted discovery, where both teacher guidance and peer collaboration are vitally important Chapter 3: Social Transitions Areas of fundamental change in adolescence Which of the following is not one of the areas of fundamental change in adolescence? Today, adolescence has been redefined as a time of _____, rather than _____. Basically, know that fundamentally there is biological
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Adolescence now vs. 100 years ago; time spent with peers versus parents now and then Adolescence lasts longer today than ever before Which of the following was not a result of industrialization? a. new patterns of work b. less time in school c. increased school preparation d. less time working with family members Answer: less time in school. Before the Industrial Revolution, the term “child” referred to ages 3-12. ages 5-10. anyone under age 18 or 21. ages 3-25. Answer: anyone under age 18 or 21 Which of the following is not associated with transition difficulties in adolescence?
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