TB8 D&L Lecture 2; Cognitive development

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1. Which of these are two salient characteristics of Information processing theories

  • Limited processing speed and attentional capacity, flexible ways of working around limitations
  • Limited processing speed and attentional capacity, limited ways of working around limitations
  • Limited neural energy constrained by cognitive elements (e.g attention)
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2. In Ruff & Capozolli (2003), in the multiple toy condition what was the main finding?

  • Relative increase in cas, settled and focused attention across age groups
  • Relative decrease in cas, settled and focused attention across age groups
  • Relative decrease in cas attention across age groups, increase in settled and focused attention
  • Relative increase in cas attention across age groups, decrease in settled and focused attention

3. Which of these was NOT a main result from Ruff & Capozolli (2003)?

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

4. Which age group use attention strategically?

  • Older children
  • Younger children

5. Which of these is NOT a methodology used for studying development as self-modification

  • Microgenetic method
  • Eye movements
  • Evaluation of errors
  • Reaction time

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