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Downlaodable Instructor Test Bank for Children’s Thinking Cognitive Development and Individual Differences 6th Edition By David F. Bjorklund, Kayla B. Causey, ISBN: 9781506334356

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Introduction to Cognitive Development

Basic Concepts in Cognitive Development

Six Truths of Cognitive Development

Goals of Cognitive Developmentalists

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 2. Biological Bases of Cognitive Development

Evolution and Cognitive Development

Models of Gene-Environment Interaction

Development of the Brain

Developmental Biology and Cognitive Development

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 3. Social Construction of Mind: Sociocultural Perspectives on Cognitive Development

Role of Culture in Cognitive Development

Cognitive Artifacts That Support and Extend Thinking: Tools of Intellectual Adaptation

Social Origins of Early Cognitive Competencies

Sociocultural Theory and Cognitive Development

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 4. Infant Perception and Cognition

Basic Perceptual Abilities of Young Infants

Methodologies Used to Assess Infant Perception

Development of Visual Perception

Auditory Development

Combining Senses

Perceptual Narrowing

How Do We Know What Babies Know? The Violation-of-Expectation Method

Core Knowledge

What Is Infant Cognition Made Of?

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 5. Thinking in Symbols: Development of Representation

Learning to Use Symbols

Piaget’s Theory

Everyday Expressions of the Symbolic Function

Causal Representation

Fuzzy-Trace Theory

The Symbolic Species

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 6. Development of Folk Knowledge

Theory Theories of Cognitive Development

Folk Psychology: Developing a Theory of Mind

Folk Biology: Understanding the Biological World

Folk Physics: Understanding the Physical World

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 7. Learning to Think on Their Own: Executive Function, Strategies, and Problem Solving

Assumptions of Information-Processing Approaches

Development of Basic-Level Processes: Executive Function

Development of Strategies

Learning to Solve Problems

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 8. Memory Development

Representation of Knowledge

Memory Development in Infancy

Infantile Amnesia

Implicit Memory

Development of Event Memory

Children as Eyewitnesses

Remembering to Remember

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 9. Language Development

What Is Language?

Describing Children’s Language Development

Some Theoretical Perspectives of Language Development

Bilingualism and Second-Language Learning

Sex Differences in Language Acquisition

Language and Thought

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 10. Social Cognition

Social Learning

Social Information Processing

Development of a Concept of Self

Cognitive Bases of Gender Identity

How Special Is Social Cognition?

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 11. Schooling and Cognitive Development

Development of Reading Skills

Children’s Number and Arithmetic Concepts

Schooling and Cognitive Development

Evolutionary Educational Psychology

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings
Chapter 12. Approaches to the Study of Intelligence

Psychometric Approach to the Study of Intelligence

Information-Processing Approaches to the Study of Intelligence

Sternberg’s Theory of Successful Intelligence

Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Chapter 13. Origins, Modification, and Stability of Intellectual Differences

Transactional Approach to the Study of Intelligence

Behavioral Genetics and the Heritability of Intelligence

Experience and Intelligence

Stability of Intelligence

Key Terms and Concepts

Suggested Readings

Glossary
References
Index