Behaviourism/social learning theory, Maturational theory, Social Constructivism, Cognitive and Brain development.

1. In 1930 what did Konrad discover from his studies involving ducklings?

  • That there are ‘critical’ periods in the early days of mammals and some birds when attachment needs to take place between infant and mother.
  • That there is no ‘critical’ period for attachment.
  • That patterns of maturation are triggered by Brain messages.
  • That attachment is different in mammals and birds.
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2. Who believed that children actively seek to understand their environment rather than the environment shaping the child?

  • Piaget
  • Bruner
  • Bronfenbrenner
  • Gesell

3. A Microsystem refers to?

  • Government policy and laws
  • Matters inside the mind of a child
  • The child, nuclear family
  • Family, friends, extended family

4. A schema is?

  • A method of learning through discovery
  • An idea about an object
  • The grouping of a set of ideas that children use to understand their environment
  • A scheme for play

5. Who considered the environment cited by Lindon as ‘a set of nested structures, each inside the next, like a set of Russian Dolls’?

  • Bruner
  • Piaget
  • Bronfenbrenner
  • Vygotsky

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