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Ch 11: Cognitive Development & Aging

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Review fun video lessons to boost your knowledge of cognition in the aging population. Ensure you have a good grasp of concepts that include language acquisition, information processing and cognitive development among older adults.

Cognitive Development & Aging - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with short video lessons you can review at home or on the go as you gain greater insight into cognitive development and aging. Explore the stages of cognitive development, how people understand language and more by examining fun videos or full lesson transcripts. In this chapter are short lesson quizzes and a chapter exam designed to gauge how much information you've absorbed. After reviewing the lessons, you should understand the following:

  • How information processing, memory and problem solving change in late adulthood
  • Ways individuals acquire language
  • What the three processes of information processing are
  • What Piaget's four stages of cognitive development are

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