Psych 250 Chapter Six

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  1. What is the term for psychological structures that organize one's experiences?
  2. What is the term for the process of building schemes through direct interaction with environment?
  3. What is the term for the internal process of rearranging and linking schemes?
  4. What is the term for when infants build schemes by repeating chance events caused by their own motor activity?
    circular reactions
  5. What is the term for the understanding that objects continue to exist even when out of sight?
    object permanence
  6. What is the term for the perspective that uses a computer model of human cognition?
    information processing
  7. What is the term for opportunities in the environment for perception and interaction?
  8. What is the term that refers to the notion that we cannot remember events before age 3?
    infantile amnesia
  9. What theory of language acquisition posits that babies acquire language as a byproduct of social interactions with adults?
    social-pragmatic perspective
  10. What is the term that Noam Chomsky coined that argues that humans are prewired with brain structues that aid language acquisition?
    language acquisition device
  11. What is the term for a single word that expresses an entire thought? (e.g. juice!)
  12. What is the term for when by 21 months babies utter their first two-word sentences?
    telegraphic speech
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Psych 250 Chapter Six
2014-01-29 21:03:36
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