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Human Development Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Realms of Cognition in Middle Childhood

Quiz 6 :

Realms of Cognition in Middle Childhood

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Children's repeated interactions with others enhance their ability to decenter and to interpret others' thoughts,feelings,and desires.This ability to consider another's point of view is called what?
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During middle childhood,the brain continues to grow and develop.One change during this development is the increased coordination between the left and right sides of the body.Which of the following events most directly accounts for this increased coordination?
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B

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Some theorists combine Piaget's stages of cognitive development with information processing theories.What are these theorists called?
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C

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Jean Piaget and other researchers have studied cognitive development in middle childhood from different theoretical traditions.What label did Piaget use to describe this stage of cognitive development?
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At approximately what age do children begin to demonstrate Selman's second stage of friendship and learn that the needs and perspectives of other persons must be considered carefully?
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When a child remembers the factual information that one pound equals sixteen ounces,what type of knowledge is the child retrieving from memory?
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In the information processing approach to cognitive development,the brain's cognitive functioning is compared to what?
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Elementary school teachers often ask students to engage in self-testing and other self-monitoring activities that help them think about their own thinking.Such activities are designed to promote which type of cognitive skills that improve memory?
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Stanley is 7 years old.His parents are quite concerned about his school progress.Although he has begun to learn to read,he reverses some letters when he writes.Based on research,Stanley's school counselor should tell his parents that
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Among cognitive changes that benefit memory during a child's development,which one plays the big part in making it easier for children to learn more depth in a domain of knowledge?
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What allows us to hold information in working memory and use it for periods of time longer than 15 to 30 seconds?
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When a child has repeated experiences with one kind of event,such as going to a ball game several times or going to the doctor several times,the child begins to form a schematic representation of the features of the event-the order in which things occur,where and when they occur.Such an episodic representation is called what?
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Information processing theories of cognitive development focus on what?
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Piaget's seriation task demonstrates which one of the cognitive changes that benefits memory with age?
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In criminal cases involving children's eyewitness testimony,interviewers should avoid using guided imagery.Why?
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If children learn and practice a memory strategy to boost memory but then forget to use it when it would be beneficial,what inconsistency are they exhibiting?
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Based on Selman's work,what term is used to identify a child whose interpersonal orientation is manifested in aggressive or manipulative behaviors toward a friend?
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What type of memory has the same unchanging capacity at different ages of development?
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),which negatively affects children's school performance,is linked to atypical variations in brain development.What is the incidence of ADHD among school-age children?
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What cognitive ability do children develop in middle childhood that empowers or enables them to answer conservation questions correctly (like those posed by Piaget)and to think reversibly?
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