How Culture Impacts Cognition Across the Lifespan


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What is cognition?

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1. Which of the following is not connected to culture?

2. What might happen with cognition in early childhood?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about the relationship between culture and cognition. Take this quiz and answer multiple-choice questions on a definition of cognition and some examples of what's connected to culture, among other areas of study.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here are some relevant points you'll need to know for the quiz:

  • How certain cultures may deal with cognition in early childhood
  • Cultural differences in middle childhood
  • Influence related to culture that could lead to inhibition in adulthood

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define cognition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the views on cognition in early childhood
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the things that are associated with culture and some differences in culture that exist in middle childhood

Additional Learning

To learn more about cognition and culture, feel free to review the lesson entitled How Culture Impacts Cognition Across the Lifespan. Here are some topics to keep you on track:

  • General definition of culture
  • Cognitive development in early childhood across cultures
  • Ways that cultural differences and belief systems can influence middle childhood
  • Cognitive development that's shaped by adolescence