TB8 D&L Lecture 2; Cognitive development

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1. What is scientific reasoning?

  • Cognitive tools, which can be either symbolic or material
  • Generations of predictions and hypothesis testing
  • Comparing items that may appear different at first to extract deeper regularities
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2. Which of these was NOT a main result from Ruff & Capozolli (2003)?

  • 42 month olds were least distracted in focused attention sessions
  • Focused attention is broken differently across ages
  • Children across ages do not differ in their responses to ST and MT conditions
  • Children of different ages rely on different attention strategies within sessions
  • The type of attention given to toys differs with age
  • Children across ages respond differently to ST and MT conditions

3. What characterises a SFTcore information processing theory?

  • Computer as a metaphor for thought
  • Computer as a simulation of thought
  • Computers as representing the flow of information through the cognitive system
  • Studying human behaviour using experimental methods

4. Which of these are two methods used to study memory in preverbal infants?

  • Visual Paired Comparison task (VPC) and habituation
  • Rey figure task and Visual Paired Comparison task (VPC)
  • Classical conditioning and Rey figure task
  • Habituation and Rey figure task

5. In a study of control of attention by Ruff & Capozolli (2003), which age group were more distracted in single toy > multiple toy conditions?

  • Equally distracted in al conditions
  • 26 months
  • 10 months


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