Accommodation in Psychology: Definition & Overview


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Accommodation is a term developed by which psychologist?

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1. What is accommodation?

2. What is a schema?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do children process and categorize new information? This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of the psychology theory that addresses this topic.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The name of the psychologist who developed the term 'accommodation'
  • The definition of accommodation
  • The definition of schema
  • What accommodation involves
  • Identifying an example of accommodation

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the process of accommodation
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how we interpret new information in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as accommodation and schema

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Accommodation in Psychology: Definition, Lesson & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the terms accommodation and schema
  • Explain accommodation through examples
  • Name the psychologist who developed the term