What is the process by which children balance assimilation and accommodation to create a stable
understanding of their world?
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Sharon has learne
Malnutrition, Poverty, and Intellectual Development
-Malnutrition is the condition resulting from diets where nutrients are lacking, nutrients are in the
wrong proportions, nutrients are in excess.
-Malnutrition is the cause of 54% of child mortality worl
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
From last time: According to Dwecks
Theory of Self-Attributions and
Achievement Motivation, which of these
things should parents and teachers avoid
saying to children?
A. Did you draw this picture? Wow, you must be so
Prenatal Development and
the Newborn Period
Biology and Behavior
But first, some review
Chapter 1. . .
So you can check
whether you are
getting the key
you read the book.
Thursday, July 14
From Chapter 8: Which of
these statements is true?
A.IQ is genetic, and therefore not affected by experiences
like going to school.
B.On average, children who are one day older and in fifth
grade do much better on an IQ test th
Tuesday, July 11, 2016
From last time: Taylor (1999) found
that children with imaginary
companions differ from children
without imaginary companions in
which of the following ways?
A. They are more
B. They are more likely
to be old
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
From last time: Imagine that you have measured the
ability to solve sudoku puzzles in a large population of
people. The scores of identical twins show a correlation of
40%. The scores of fraternal twins show a correlatio
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
After your presentation:
Upload your slides as a .PDF
For the assignment called
The perception of objects as
having just one size, shape and
color in spite of physical
differences in the retinal image of
Condry, John & Condry, Sandra (1976)
Sex Differences: A Study
of the Eye of the Beholder
Chld Development, 47, 812-819
To analyze the effects of the labeling differences in regards to
sex, male and female subjects were asked to rate the emotiona
When is the final?
A. Today, right now.
B. Tomorrow, in this room.
C. Next Tuesday in the Social
Sciences Plaza . . . because its a
D. Next Tuesday, on Canvas
What does the final
A. Material from lectures
B. Material from the book,
-The French minister wanted to find children who were doing bad in school and would benefit
from remedial education. Binet played a crucial role in this. He developed an objective way to
assess each childs abilities. In designing their test, they were gui
Thursday, July 7 2016
Damage to which area of the brain
causes receptive, fluent aphasia?
Infants at which of these ages are
best at discriminating the sounds of
a foreign l
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Review: The baby in this comic
appears to be struggling with . . .
Piaget famously observed that 8-12-monthold babies look for a toy u
Social Cognition and Children's Aggressive Behavior
Author(s): Kenneth A. Dodge
Source: Child Development, Vol. 51, No. 1 (Mar., 1980), pp. 162-170
Published by: Wiley on behalf of the Society for Research in Child Development
Stable URL: http:/www.jstor.
Fundamental assumption of Piaget was that from birth children are active mentally and
physically. Those both contribute greatly to their own development. His approach is considered
constructivist because it depicts children as constructing knowledge for t
Study of Intelligence=since Binet, emphasis has been on individual differences, controversies
(heredity vs. environment, ethical/racial differences, wealth/poverty, fixed/changeable?)
-Intelligence as a single trait (g)-performance on most tasks are corre
Guide for the Peer Review Assignment
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