PSY 302 Lecture 6: Development Lecture March 6th

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Psy302, section 011 (dr. ma) |child development | march 5, 2014| lecture 6. Understanding of objects (core knowledge) and understanding of categories. Objects: a case-study from a constructivist perspective (piaget) 6 months = no object permanence; 8 months = object permanence but a-not-b errors; 12 months = infants now pass a-not-b task, fully developed. Conserved across species (faces, objects, numbers, etc) Stable across development (no change in innate abilities) 5 possible areas of core knowledge; objects, numbers, geometry (spatial), agents (animate and inanimate), and us vs. them (preferences for people from own social groups such as race and speaking native language) Intuitive physics: tacit knowledge about basic mechanical properties and principles that adhere in the world of physical objects (shown through looking time for example; assumptions about how objects function and work) Object permanence, solidity, continuity, support and collision (all assumptions about objects) Solid objects do not normally pass through other solid obstacles (understanding by 2. 5 months)

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