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15 Cards in this Set

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A belief that a soul of spirit existed in every object even if inanimate.

A-Children may also consider a large number of objects as alive and conscious even if they are considered by adults as inert.
Attributing, human creation to everything.

A-Artificialism declines as realism increases.
Concrete operational stage
stage of cognitive development. Children gain mental components which allow them to think logically about events.

(6-7 years of age)
Conservation Concept
Principle that properties such as mass, volume, and number remain the same changes in the forms of objects.
Formal operational stage
stage of cognitive development during which people begin to think logically about abstract concepts.

(usually around age twelve)
A process of cognitive development in which an individual absorbs knowledge from an external environmental context.
Zone of proximal development
range of ability between a persons observable level of ability and the persons latent capacity, which is not directly observable but maybe detected by providing a context in which the latent capacity may be revealed and expressed.
Alzheimers Disease
brain disorder characterized by gradual deterioration of memory, reasoning, language, and physical functioning.
moral development
the belief that people progressed in their moral reasoning(their basis for ethical behavior) through a series of stages.
secure attachment
when put in a strange situation a child will explore, walk around, act independently due to the secure attachment that their parents gave them as an infant.
insecure attachment
more clingy, cry when parents arn't around a result of the child being not so conforted as a child not so watched.
a person's characteristic, emotional reactivity, and intensity.
behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people, and transmitted from one generation to the next.
typical attachment to parent formed in early childhood usually an emotional tie with their parents, seek closeness, and show distress when separated by their parent.
an emotional tie with another person shown in young children by their seeking closeness to their caregivers and showing distress upon separation.