Brain and Development Topic

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Where is the brain stem?
It is connected to the top of the spinal cord.
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What are its functions?
It allows all our motor and sensory nerves to pass info from our brain to our body, then back to the spinal cord.
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What is the role of the cerebellum?
Roles of the cerebellum include:language, emotion and movement coordination.
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What is the role of the thalamus?
It coordinates motor signals and relays sensory information to the cortex or body.
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Name the 4 lobes
frontal, occipital ,temporal ,parietal
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Main function of frontal lobe?
speech, problem-solving, cognitive structure
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Main function of parietal lobe?
sense of touch
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Main function of occipital lobe?
sense of sight
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Main function of temporal lobe?
sense of hearing
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Autonomic Functions
Breathing, sleeping, heartbeat, digestion
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Baroca's area
Speech production
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Wernicke's area
Language development
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1st stage of Piaget's Theory of development?
Sensorimotor. (SENSITIVE MOTOR)
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Key feature of stage 1?
Object Permanence.
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2nd stage of Piaget's Theory of development?
Preoperational. (PUTTING ON GLOVES BEFORE AN OPERATION)
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Key feature of stage 2?
Egocentrism.
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3rd stage of Piaget's Theory of development?
Concrete Operational. (DIGGING UP A CONSERVATION AREA)
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Key feature of stage 3?
Conservation.
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4th stage of Piaget's Theory of development?
Formal-operational. (DOING A BOW-TIE FOR AN EVENT)
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Key feature of stage 4?
Abstract thinking.
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What study could you do to investigate stage 1? (age)
Showing ball to an 0-2 year old. Then, cover it and child forgets about its existence.
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What study could you do to investigate stage 2? (age)
2-7 year olds shown a 3 d model of a mountain. Then, have the child stand on one side and the adult stands on the other. Ask the child to select the option for the adult's perspective.
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What study could you do to investigate stage 3? (age)
7-11 year old. 2 glasses with dyed water, same quantity. Pour one into a longer cup in front of the child. Child thinks taller cup = more water.
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What study could you do to investigate stage 4? (age)
11+. Questions that test logical thinking.
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What does Piaget think about education?
1) they should be ''biologically ready''. 2) learning by discovery- no rote-learning. 3)categorise ability in classrooms.
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Name 3 learning styles
Visualiser, Verbaliser, Kinaesthetic
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Visualiser
Pictures not words, visual intake, good at understanding spatial relationships between objects
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Verbaliser
Auditory intake, info in words,solves problems by talking about it, REPEATS
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Kinaesthetic
Direct experience to what they are learning, HANDS ON LEARNER, physical activities
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Willingham’s Learning Theory and his criticism of learning styles
There is a difference in what you learn and how you learn.Teachers have to add all of these as people are happier with their personal learning style.However,your preferred styles doesn't mean you do better.
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Learning Style
A person's method of processing and remembering info.
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Cue
Trigger Phrase
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Key reason we forget?
Not having right cues
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