Assigment 9

Assigment 9

1) What are some distinct cognitive shifts that children make when moving into middle childhood? 2) How do the concepts of centration and transformation highlight the shifting thinking in developing children? 3) Does the book argue for or against the use of children as eyewitnesses? What are key factors to consider? 4) What is egocentric thinking? 5) How do children confuse the appearance of reality with reality? Give an example. 6) What is one positive and one negative influence of television and the Internet on children? 7) What are three factors to consider for quality day care? 8) Describe what Vygotsky implies about Private Speech. 9) What does your text discuss as some of the pragmatic uses of language? 10) What are some reasons a child of more affluent parents would score higher on an intelligence test?