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Involves assimilation or incorporating new

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involves assimilation, or incorporating new information into existing knowledge systems, and accomodation, or changing existing knowledge system to accommodate new information. Information processing (A) is incorrect because it does not describe learning as stage­like. Vygotsky’s sociocultural cognitive theory (C) is incorrect because focuses on cultural transmission and socially­mediated cognitive development. Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory (D) is incorrect because looks at development through a multi­layered system of relationships. 2. (C) The stress of poverty includes many consequences including A, B, and D. It would not cause increased socioemotional functioning, which is defined as the process through which individuals understand and manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. The stress of poverty can greatly diminish family life through inadequate housing, lack of resources, frequent crises, few cognitive enrichment activities, etc. These issues impact the child and can result in a greater risk of displaying behavioral and emotional problems.
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