HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Infancy: Cognitive Development

Quiz 5 :

Infancy: Cognitive Development

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Language development can be explained entirely as a result of imitation and shaping.
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Learning theorists believe that language is acquired as a result of inborn or prewired factors.
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A 2007 study of children aged 8 to 16 months concluded that infants exposed to baby DVDs scored lower on language development than children with no screen time.
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Calling all four-legged animals doggies is an example of an overextension.
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The Bayley Scales may identify sensory or neurological problems.
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Imitation after a time delay occurs as early as 6 months of age.
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A primary circular reaction involves repeating a behaviour that affects the environment.
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Visual recognition memory during infancy is related to later IQ scores.
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"Motherese" has been shown to slow language development.
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According to Piaget's cognitive-developmental theory, the first stage of cognitive development is the formal operational stage.
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Babbling is the first communicative sound an infant makes.
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Research findings discussed in the text demonstrate that infants are unable to remember events that occurred to them from day to day.
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Skinner's perspective is that decreasing reinforcement leads to a faster growth in vocabulary.
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Infants are unable to imitate others' behaviours until 6 months of age.
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According to Piaget, during the fourth substage of sensory motor development, infants coordinate schemas to attain specific goals.
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Children only speak words and phrases they have heard before.
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Imitation is the basis for much of human learning.
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Children who are bilingual experience cognitive benefits including enhanced attention control.
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Piaget theorized that children follow an orderly sequence of stages through cognitive development.
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Learning theory explains language development primarily as a result of nature.
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