Early Childhood- Cognitive Development

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  • 1. 
    This attitude is very common in early childhood and can be defined by putting yourself and your perceptions first, making you unable to see others viewpoints of the world.
    • A. 

      Operations

    • B. 

      Egocentrism

    • C. 

      Transductive Reasoning

    • D. 

      Centration

  • 2. 
    {Blank} is the lack of recognizing that an action can be reversed. (Rathus, 2013)
  • 3. 
    New studies have shown that even at preschool age, children are able to understand the difference in events or objects that are real and those that are false or misleading. This knowledge is called...
    • A. 

      Theory of mind

    • B. 

      Mental representations

    • C. 

      Appearance-reality distinction

    • D. 

      Pragmatics

  • 4. 
    Approximately what ages did Piaget find that the preoperational stage of cognitive development occurs?
    • A. 

      2-7 years old

    • B. 

      1-6 years old

    • C. 

      3-4 years old

    • D. 

      3-9 years old

  • 5. 
    The approach used by many children in their vocabulary development to quickly connect a new word and its correct definition is called {blank}.
  • 6. 
    What are some positive effects of TV on a child's cognitive development?
    • A. 

      New experiences

    • B. 

      Increase in academic knowledge

    • C. 

      Couch-potato effect

    • D. 

      Teaching them letters, numbers, and classifying objects

    • E. 

      A, B, and D

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Class inclusion is....
    • A. 

      When a child focuses on only one part of the situation, therefore ignoring the others

    • B. 

      The principle that substances properties stay the same, while secondary characteristics change

    • C. 

      The theory that we should include every child in the general education classroom regardless of disability

    • D. 

      The theory that one category of objects or things can include many subcategories

  • 8. 
    {Blank} is one type of memory task, typically harder for children than recognition, because they must replicate material from their memory without having it in front of them.
  • 9. 
    Children create {blank}, which are general descriptions of an event. These explanations get more detailed as the child experiences these particular events more often.
  • 10. 
    In vocabulary development, the concept that children are bias when they assume that a word is referring to the entire object and not necessarily to the characteristics of that object is known as what?
    • A. 

      Overregularization

    • B. 

      Contrast assumption

    • C. 

      Whole-object assumption

    • D. 

      Fast-mapping