Cognitive Development

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Dev of selective attentionIntersensory redundancy hypothesisPerceptual developmentExecutive functionCCC (cognitive complexiry and control theory)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Attention is:
    • A. 

      The cognitive process of selectively concentrating on one aspect of the environment whilst ignoring other things

    • B. 

      Done automatically

    • C. 

      Done very well by children

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    With respect to selective attention, by 4-6 mths:
    • A. 

      Infants dev a strong preference for novelty events

    • B. 

      Cranky babies can be distracted by something interesting

    • C. 

      What is interesting for babies conforms to the discrepancy principle

    • D. 

      Babies pay more attn to info that differs a little but not a lot

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Perception is:
    • A. 

      The acquisition and processing of sensory information

    • B. 

      The acquisition and processing of non-sensory information

  • 4. 
    Intersensory redundancy:
    • A. 

      Overlap of info from diff channels for different stimulus

    • B. 

      The overlap between sensory info from diff channels for a given stimulus

    • C. 

      Doesn't promote selective attention for redundantly specified properties

  • 5. 
    Executive function refers to:
    • A. 

      Approaching punishers and avoiding reinforcers

    • B. 

      Not suppressing a dominant response

  • 6. 
    Cognitive complexity and control theory (CCC) is :  
    • A. 

      Not lacking the conscious representation and EF needed to solve problems based on conflicting rules

    • B. 

      Lacking the conscious representation and EF needed to solve problems based on conflicting rules

  • 7. 
    What is the difference between memory recognition and memory recall?
    • A. 

      None of the answers

    • B. 

      Recall doesn't rely on the use of memory mnemonics

    • C. 

      Recall must rely on the active use of memory strategies

  • 8. 
    Mnemonic strategies are:
    • A. 

      Intentional

    • B. 

      Goal-oriented

    • C. 

      Not used effectively by children known as the utilization deficiency

    • D. 

      All of the above