1. The Biological/maturational theory of development proposes that?
- The environment and genetics work in equal co-operation to determine the outcomes of a child’s development.
- Development takes place as a result of instructions laid down in the genes controlled and exerted by hormones.
- Development takes place as a result of the influence of the environment on the growing child.
- Maturation is a process of self-regulation.
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2. A schema is?
- An idea about an object
- A scheme for play
- The grouping of a set of ideas that children use to understand their environment
- A method of learning through discovery
3. Lindon 2010 discusses that?
- The studies involving Bobo dolls have been deemed inaccurate
- Babies begin with unconditioned stimulus and responses however when new stimulus are introduced this changes to a conditioned stimulus and response.
- The environment has little influence on children’s development
- Behaviourism/learning theory places greater emphasis on Nature over Nurture
4. Who believed that children actively seek to understand their environment rather than the environment shaping the child?
5. Which key theorists are involved with the behaviourist/learning theory?
- Watson and Raynor, Bandura, Pavlov, Skinner
- Vygotsky, Bruner, Bronfenbrenner
- Gesell and Lorenz