Developmental Psychology (7)

Created Nov 3, 2012
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contraints on learning
biased heuristic and privileged hypthesese that an animal uses when acquiring information about...
core knowledge
privileged domains of knowledge that children learn easily by virtue of developing cognitive...
Domain specificity
-       the idea that many aspects of adult and child psychology...
Piaget's age of object permanence
8 months, but to fully develop it takes up to the end of the sensorimotor stage (2 years)
experimental age of object peramence
5 months.  Also can distinguish information about the object, such as sound.  indicates...
experimental age of continuity
4 months, as long as the stimuli is moving (found through habituation paradigm)
experimental age of contact principle
6 months, Infants accept that people, but not balls can effect each other’s behaviour...
experiemental age for cohesion principle of objects
as young as 3 months, found through violation of expectation paradigm
stages and ages of support and gravity knowledge
3 months - understand that an object needs some contact with a solid support in order not to...
experimental age of spatial location
5 months, using habituation paradigm
age of theory of inheritance
4-7 years of age
age of growth understanding
4-6 children understand that artifacts will stay the same. children as young as 4 years understand...
age of death understanding
4 years
age of understanding numerosity and arithmetic
5 months
age of understanding ordinality
18 months

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