Developmental Psychology. What is Cognitive Development?. A subset of psychology that focuses on how our intelligence changes over time. Cognitive Development. Evaluate theories of cognitive development. Discuss how social and environmental variables may affect cognitive development.
These 3 probably fit into your concept (schema) of a model.
But does this one?
What schema would you assimilate this into?
What would he call this?
If I tell someone from the mid-west to picture their schema of the Bronx they may talk about the ghetto areas.
But if I showed them other areas of the Bronx, they would be forced to accommodate (change) their schema to incorporate their new information.
Click Mom to see a baby with no object permanence.
Click the boy to see kids with egocentrism.
Click the boy to see kids trying to grasp conservation.
Click the penguin to see kids try to grasp concrete logic.
The neural connections (dendritic branching) in the brain grow in size and complexity after birth and myelination (covering the neuron with myelin – white matter) is accelerated.
Interaction with loving and responsive caregivers contributes to healthy brain development.
Developmental neuroscientists use brain imaging (e.g. PET and MRI) to study the relationships between brain development and cognitive processes in infants and young children.