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theory?
collection of beliefs about why children behave, think, and feel as they do
maturationist theory
little importance to environ.
children mature as they get older
Gesell
major dev. and behavioral problems stem from an environ. that restricts maturation
genetics
have more powerful effedct on behavior and learning than environment
twin studies
raised apart still have similar characteristics
heritability ratio
mathematical estimate of role of genetics in determing intelligence
Ogbu
racial differences in childrens beh. & learning are differences, not genetic deficits
social learning
children more likely to behave the way a model does . punch doll ex.
psychoanalytical theory
emotional health stems from an ability to resolve key conflicts between internal demands and pressures of outside world
theory?
collection of beliefs about why children behave, think, and feel as they do
maturationist theory
little importance to environ.
children mature as they get older
Gesell
major dev. and behavioral problems stem from an environ. that restricts maturation
genetics
have more powerful effedct on behavior and learning than environment
twin studies
raised apart still have similar characteristics
heritability ratio
mathematical estimate of role of genetics in determing intelligence
Ogbu
racial differences in childrens beh. & learning are differences, not genetic deficits
social learning
children more likely to behave the way a model does . punch doll ex.
psychoanalytical theory
emotional health stems from an ability to resolve key conflicts between internal demands and pressures of outside world
cognitive theories
mental growth is most important element in children's development. everything influenced by thinking and language
Piaget
knowledge is constructed through action of the learner. leanring involves mental and/or physical action.
sociocultural theory
thinking and learning are highly influcned by langugae, social interaction, and culture
vygotsky
construct knowledge thru action. when children solve problems w/ concrete objects, aquire new concepts
scaffolding
use language and other social interactions to guide thinking