TB8, L2 - Cognitive Development

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1. What did the Ruff and Capozali (2005) study show

  • Casual and settled attention increase with age, fixed attention decreases with age
  • All types of attention increase 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
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2. Examples of material cognitive tools:

  • Books, models, etc
  • None of the above
  • Numbers, language, etc
  • Books, language, etc

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

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

4. Pressler and Carey (2004) showed that:

  • When shown a drawing of an object, children were able to understand it had real-world value
  • Children were not confused about the functional relevance of some cultural tools
  • When shown a drawing of an object, children were not able to understand it had real-world value
  • Children were often confused about the functional relevance of some cultural tools

5. Define source monitoring

  • Parents interventions in a childs learning
  • Knowing where something was learned
  • Localising the source of a sound
  • None of the above

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