Edexcel BTEC child care Level 3 AS

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definition of symbolic representation level
pretending to be a dancer; ascribe meaning to schema
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definition of functional dependency level
stopping a clockwise mouse from turning (relationship between schema and other things)
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definition of enactive
learning thought takes place because of physical movements
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definition of iconic
thoughts are developed as mental images
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definition of symbolic
symbols included language are used in thinking
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definition of zone of proximal development
gap between what a child can do currently and what they might do if offered help
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definition of axon
they carry information from the nerve cells to other cells in the body
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definition of axon terminal
the structure of a neuron, which at the end of the axon form a synapse with another neuron (this point, neurons pass information to neurons to which it is connected)
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definition of dendrite
this passes on messages to the outside of the nucleas
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definition of myelin
this coats/protects the outside of the axon
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definition of myelinisation
formation of myelin sheath
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definition of neural pathway
neural pathway connects regions within the brain to one another or conveys information from the peripheral nervous system to the brain
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definition of neural pruning
this is the process which removing neurons are no longer used or useful in the brain
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what is a neuron
this is a brain cell
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what is neuroscience
this is a study
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what is a synapse
this is a gap
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definition of phonology
phonology is the sound system of a language. eg when we hear someone speaking a langauge even if we dont speak it, we recognise the sound of it. these are called phonemes
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definition of syntax
rules for using the words & their pace in a sentence can change their meaning. i.e the cat ate the mouse. the mouse ate the cat. both sentences have the same words, however have completely different meanings
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definition of prelinguistic
stage before the development of language (by a child)
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definition of conditioning
learning to act in a certain way- as past experiences taught us how to do something
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definition of encode
how information is stored
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definition of retrieved
how information is remembered
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definition of functional dependency level

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thoughts are developed as mental images

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