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Cognition and Cognitive Development: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How would you describe the milestone of decentration in the concrete operational stage of development?

Question 2 2. Laura is enjoying her debate class and the views her other classmates are bringing up. How would you describe the stage of development she has reached?

Question 3 3. How does encoding fit into the stages of information processing?

Question 4 4. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

Question 5 5. A friend tells you that her infant daughter often repeats reflexive behavior because she likes the outcome. What substage of cognitive development is your friend's daughter in?

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Question 6 6. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 7 7. How does play benefit children?

Question 8 8. Estimate the attention span of a 5 year old child.

Question 9 9. What kind of attention would you be using if you were to take this quiz while watching a tv show?

Question 10 10. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

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Question 11 11. What is another term for fantasy play?

Question 12 12. What is information processing?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

Question 14 14. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 15 15. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

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Question 16 16. Susan's math teacher always relates the current topic back to real world problems that the students have experienced. The teacher is helping the students to use _____ to increase retention of the material.

Question 17 17. What is the name of the stage in cognitive development that occurs during infancy?

Question 18 18. How is object permanence defined?

Question 19 19. If you are at an all-day conference, what kind of attention must you use to follow along?

Question 20 20. In order for Jessica to encode her grandmother's words, she had to first...

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Question 21 21. How does egocentrism evolve through the stages of development?

Question 22 22. What is an example of constructive play?

Question 23 23. Rachel is a team leader at work. Her company is looking to make some major changes, and wants Rachel's input on developing a couple of different plans. Which type of intelligence would be most helpful for Rachel in this situation?

Question 24 24. When he was one month old, Henry's behavior consisted of many reflexes. What substage of cognitive development was he in?

Question 25 25. When visiting his family, we see Henry using a mental representation of a car and trying out pretend play. What substage of cognitive development is he in?

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Question 26 26. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 27 27. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 28 28. Maria is 70-years-old and it is hard for her to remember the details of her personal experiences. The memories of these experiences are referred to as _____.

Question 29 29. Writing an essay proposing different solutions to an issue requires what kind of thinking?

Question 30 30. Let's say you are at a loud sports game leaning in to listen to your friend talk to you. What kind of attention are you using?

Cognition and Cognitive Development: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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