Increase in IQ from one generation to the next.
Fear of being judged on the basis on negative stereotyping which can trigger anxiety and interferes
Adults introduce purposeful teaching in
Infants are born with an innate special knowledge systems. Therefore permiting a readiness to learn
related information. Supports rapid development in some cognitve areas.
Supporting findings of Baillargeon & De Vos.
6mth EEG right temporal
Neo-Piagetian Theory of Information Processing
Change within and between stages (Piaget's) is because of greater efficiency in using working memory
Three Factors Contributing Neo-Piagetian Theory.
Brain Development, Practice with schemes and aut
Passive and Evocative Correlation (gene-environment)
Passive is the child has no control over it eg. Parents provide the environment. Evocative is the
responses children evoke from others are influenced by the childs heredity
Active Correlation (gene-envi
the rules that govern the structure of the sequence of speech sounds
include vocab and the way underlying concepts are expresses in words and word combinations
Morphology and Syntax
Grammatical markers indicating thi
Modelling & Enforcement effect
an increase in gender typing among same-sex siblings
Scoring high on both masculine and feminine personality characteristics
a full understanding of the biologically based permanence of their gen
Infants distressed reaction to the departure of the trusted caregiver
Internal Working Model
Set of expectations about the availability of the attachment figures, and their likelihood to provide
support when needed
According to Freud, a reservoir of unacceptable wishes, feelings, and thoughts that are beyond
conscious awareness; Freud's interpretation viewed the unconscious as a storehouse for vile thoughts.
level of thought
Three main types of words used by Toddlers
object and action and state words (words to do with size & colour etc. as well as temporal terms like
now and then)
Under and Over Extensions
Under: the use the word to narrowly. common around 16 months.
Social Learning Theory. Moral Dev.
Learnt through modelling, observing and intimating adults that display appropriate behavior. also
(Morals learnt by modelling) Children will imitate:
1. Adults who are warm and responsive. 2. Show p
Evoked by the human face
Expression of fear in response to unfamiliar adults
babies use of the caregiver as a point from which to explore, venturing out, then returning for
Self Conscious Emotion