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11 Cards in this Set

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the characteristic of focusin on only one aspect of a sistuation at a tiem and ignoring other characteristics
Cooperative play
children playin the same game and interating while doing it
Delayed imitation
a child can witness an event form amental representation of it and imitate it later in the absence of the model
the characteristic of focussing on one's own interests needs and point of view and lacking concern for others
mental representation
piaget's term for the concept acquired by age 2 that an infant can think of an external event with out actually experiencing it.
Object permanence
Piagets term for concept acquired during infancy that objects and people continue to exist even when thaey are no longer in sight
using the hand and fingers for the act of grasping
the total of the biologic reactions to an adverse stimulaus whether it be physical mental or emortiona internal or external that tends to disturb the homeostasis of the boyd
Symbolic funtion
Piaget's term for the concept acquired during childhood in which the child uses symbols to represnet people objects and events
telegraphic speech
speech used by age 3 or 4 in whch three or four word sentences contain only the essential words.
Transductive reasoning
the young child thing that when two events occur simultaneously that one caused the other even though they are unrelated