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Describe the reflexive stage

0-1 months
Babies respond to environment with involuntary reflexes

2

Describe the primary circular reactions stage

1-4 months
Babies respond to environment with intentional repeated actions

3

Describe the secondary circular reactions stage

4-8 months
Babies respond to environment with intentional repeated actions using objects

4

Describe the coordination of SCR stage

8-12 months
Babies respond with more goal oriented actions and realize that actions have consequences

5

Describe the tertiary circular reactions stage

12-18 months
Babies will try novel actions to solve problems

6

Describe the mental combinations/representations stage

18-24 months
Babies use symbolic thought

7

What are 3 examples of having symbolic thought?

Can solves problems using mental images
Can imitate behaviors at a later time
Can think through actions without performing them

8

T/F Infants as young as 8 weeks old have been able to remember a learned behavior for up to a month

F
Infants as young as 8 weeks old have been able to remember a learned behavior for up to 2 weeks

9

At what age do babies develop visual memory?

6-7 months

10

T/F At 13 months, children were able to recall complex actions after one day

F
At 13 months, children were able to recall complex actions after one week

11

T/F There is no evidence that infant memory is related to later cognitive abilities

F
There is evidence that infant memory is related to later cognitive abilities

12

Toddler’s memory becomes more sophisticated at _ years old

2-3 years old

13

Toddlers also develop working memory - what is working memory?

Ability to keep several pieces of info available in brain at one time

14

What is short looking attention?

Looking at SEVERAL features of an object for BRIEF periods of time (scanning the object)

15

What is long looking attention?

Looking at ONE feature of an object for a LONG period of time

16

At what age does pretend play begin?

1 year

17

What is simple pretense?

The first type of pretend play... Using familiar
objects to pretend they are something else in routine activities

18

T/F Cultures that are more object-oriented are more likely to encourage children to use toys in imaginary ways

T