Flashcards in PART 9. PHYSICAL & COGNITIVE DEVLOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD Deck (68)
True or False. Growth in middle childhood slows down.
True or False. Both grey and white matter increases in middle childhood.
False. Only WHITE MATTER increases; grey matter decrases.
True or False. Rough-and-tumble play are participated by boys more than girls.
This is a vigorous play like wrestling, hitting, and chasing.
This is a descriptive and evaluative belief about one's body.
Negative thoughts about one's body.
These are illnesses that lasts for a short period of time.
acute medical conditions
These are illnesses that persist for at least 3 months.
chronic medical conditions
A chronic respiratory disease which results to difficulty in breathing and sudden attacks of coughing and wheezing.
A common disease in childhood indicated by high levels of glucose because of a defective production of insulin.
Piaget's 3rd stage wherein kids reason logically but not abstractly.
concrete operational stage (7 to 12)
Advances in Selected Cognitive Abilities in Middle Childhood
1. Spatial thinking
2. Cause and effect
4. Seriation and transitive inference
5. Inductive and deductive reasoning
7. Number and mathematics
Ability to arrange items in order according to a characteristic.
Understanding of relationships between two objects by comparing them to another object.
Understanding of relationship between a whole and its parts.
Piaget's 3 Stages of Moral Development
1. rigid obedience to authority (2 to 7)
2. increasing flexibility (7 to 11)
3. ideal of equity (11 or 12)
Ability to deliberately direct attention and shut out distractions.
Voluntary suppression of unwanted response.
Understanding of the memory process.
A strategy used to aid the memory.
A mnemonic strategy that uses something outside the person.
External memory aids
A mnemonic strategy used to keep an item in the working memory through repetition.
A mnemonic strategy of categorizing information.
A mnemonic strategy of making mental associations of information.
A intelligence scale that assesses children's verbal and performance scores as well as combined scores.
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-IV)
A group intelligence test for kindergarten to grade 12.
Otis-Lennon School Ability Test (OLSAT 8)
Intelligence test that aims to have no culturally linked content.
Intelligence test that contains questions associated with common experiences, in an attempt to avoid culture bias.
It proposes that a person has several distinct forms of intelligence.
Gardener's Theory of Multiple Intelligence