TB8, L2 - Cognitive Development

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1. What is one explanation as to how problem solving improves with age

  • Children's attention on a task increases with age
  • Children have better developed world knowledge and executive function
  • Children are more socially and linguistically adept
  • None of the above
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2. What did the Ruff and Capozali (2005) study show

  • Casual and settled attention increase with age, fixed attention decreases with age
  • Casual attention decreases with age, fixed and settled attention increase with age
  • Casual attention increases with age, fixed and settled attention decrease with age
  • All types of attention increase with age

3. Which of the following is NOT a description of 'soft core' information processing

  • Computers are used to simulate thought
  • Computers are used as a metaphor for thought
  • Use of experimental methods to understand human behaviour
  • None of the above

4. Assimilation can be described as:

  • Fitting new information into a pre-existing schema
  • Adjustments to a schema resulting from demands of reality
  • A child finding commonalities in a set of stimuli
  • All of the above

5. Which is the correct process of a child encountering new information

  • Focus attention > visual encoding > verbal encoding > comparison to pre-existing concepts > derive implications > store info in LTM
  • Focus attention > verbal encoding > visual encoding > store info in LTM > comparison to pre-existing concepts > derive implications
  • comparison to pre-existing concepts > derive implications > verbal encoding > visual encoding > store info in LTM
  • Verbal encoding > visual encoding > focus attention > derive implications > comparison to pre-existing concepts > store info in LTM

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