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What is and are the conclusions of the meltzoff experoment about intentions
The dumbbell experimtnt w/ person and machine-children understand intentions of others by 18 months and will not immitate the machine-children will alsouse another person's gaze to understand what they want
Vygotsky got it right and pretend play reflects childrens understanding of others and helps increase that understanding-it enhances their social and intellectual development
what is associated w/ the theory of mind
Whatis an example of Appearance-reality tasks
The rock sponge experiment with 3 yr olds and 5 yr olds and asking them what they looked like and how others would predict what they were
At what ages do children connect desires and beliefs to actions
–Desires to actions
–Beliefs not to actions
–Desires to actions
–Beliefs to actions
–Fail false-belief tasks
–Fail appearance-reality tasks
–Master standard false-belief/appearance-reality tasks
what are the posible answers to false belief and appearence reality problems that explain the development theory of mind
-THEORY OF MIND MODULE-a brain mechanism that helps understand others that matures thru age 5 and breaks down for autists
-interaction with others explains it -kids w/ older siblings gain abilities faster
-the growth of info processing skills over time-children three and under don't have the capacity to juggle all the conflicting info
what are the arguments of the biology module
-evolution has made it necessary
-all children are interested in plant and animals and learn about them quickly and easily
-all children organize info of living things in similar ways
At what ages do children have concepts of what numbers
5 months 1-3 objects
-3-4 yrs old 3 and up objects
-by 3 count to 10
-by 5 count up to 100
one to one correspondence
every number has a different word
stable order
counting is always in orde 1234
the last number word in counting is the number of objects
order irrelevence
we can count things left to right or in any orded
any set of discrete objects or events can be counted
what are siegler- and alternately gellman ballargeons view of aquisition sequence in counting
G & B - learn principle then to count
S-learn to count then extract principles-this is the correct answer