Ch 4: Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Learning & Life

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Review entertaining lessons from home or on the go to improve your understanding of the effects of cognitive impairments on learning and life. Multiple-choice quizzes and a practice exam make it easy to check your knowledge of these effects as you prepare for a future test.

Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Learning & Life - Chapter Summary

Studying the effects of cognitive impairments on learning and life is a simple process using this chapter. Explore bite-sized lessons created by top instructors to gain greater insight into cognitive disabilities, cognitive processes in learning and much more. Once you've finished this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Define and list types and examples of cognitive processes in learning
  • Discuss the characteristics and management of cognitive disabilities
  • Explain the impact cognitive impairments have on human growth and development
  • Describe the diagnosis and treatment of developmental cognitive delay in children
  • Share ways cognitive disabilities differ in children and adults
  • List and discuss the effects of cognitive impairments through the lifespan

This chapter offers all the tools and resources you need to gain full comprehension of the impact cognitive impairments have on learning and life. In addition to bite-sized lessons, enjoy access to quizzes and an exam that can test your knowledge of the material. Our subject-matter experts can answer any questions you have about topics covered in the lessons. Around-the-clock access to this chapter lets you study whenever your schedule permits.

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Learning & Life
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Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

1. Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

Explore the cognitive processes your brain is going through right now to learn information. We'll define key terms and discuss the two leading theories.

Cognitive Disability: Characteristics & Management

2. Cognitive Disability: Characteristics & Management

There are a variety of recognized cognitive disabilities ranging from mild to severe. This lesson will review the characteristics of cognitive disabilities and provide some suggestions for managing and caring for people with such disabilities.

Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Human Growth & Development

3. Effects of Cognitive Impairments on Human Growth & Development

Cognitive impairments can have far-reaching issues for many people. But how exactly do they impact physical, intellectual, and social development? In this lesson, we explore the effects of cognitive impairments on human development.

Developmental Cognitive Delay in Children: Definition & Explanation

4. Developmental Cognitive Delay in Children: Definition & Explanation

Not all children develop equally. In this lesson you'll find a discussion of how cognitive developmental delay is diagnosed and treated as well as an overview of a few of the risk factors. A short quiz follows.

Cognitive Disability in Children vs. Adults

5. Cognitive Disability in Children vs. Adults

This lesson will review some of the major cognitive disabilities that can present themselves in children and adults. In addition to defining cognitive disabilities, the lesson will also differentiate between mild and severe cognitive disabilities.

Effects of Cognitive Impairments Through the Lifespan

6. Effects of Cognitive Impairments Through the Lifespan

What are cognitive impairments, and what challenges do people with them face throughout their lives? In this lesson, we'll take a big picture view of cognitive impairments, examining how they impact a person's life in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

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