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2. A young child may pretend to be an aeroplane by holding his arms out to either side of his body and parallel to the ground and making "jet engine" sounds with his mouth while running. These uses of the body to represent an aeroplane are called

  • Signifiers
  • Signals
  • Signs
  • Sign stimuli

3. Through accommodation, infants

  • Modify existing schemata to fit new information
  • Compensate for their lack of experience in communicating their needs to others
  • Transform new knowledge to fit existing schemata
  • Apply existing information to new information

4. Nine month old infants can recognise a stimulus successfully after a delay of between _____ seconds

  • 90-160
  • 200-300
  • 65-85
  • 50-60

5. Piaget studied cognitive development mainly by

  • Conducting cross-sectional research studies
  • Observing children as they solved problems
  • Borrowing concepts from psychoanalysis
  • Observing the interactions between children and their caregivers


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