Child Development

PA FORMAT & REFERENCE PAGE

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Instructions:

Part 1: Compare and contrast two different aspects of cognition. In what ways are they similar and involve similar processes? In what ways are they different, drawing on different aspects of thought?

Part 2: Choose any two of the following: perception, attention, memory, knowledge representation, categorization, language, thinking, reasoning, decision making, academic skills, social cognition, and education. Define each of the two areas and discuss similarities the two share. For example, most involve thinking and processing of information, encoding, and attention. Finally, discuss primary differences between the two areas. This highlights the different aspects of cognition each area focuses on.

Use outside sources to support your writing.

Lecture video:

1. Cognitive Development in Early Childhood