Psychology: Essay Questions

Psychology: Essay Questions

Psychology: Essay Questions

Please answer the five questions below

1. Define symbolic function. Demonstrate how it can be linked to deferred imitation, pretend play, and language.

2. Morgan seems to remember things and events that made a strong impression on him. However, memory of childhood events is rarely deliberate. Explain the three types of memory during the period of early childhood.

3. Describe psychometric approaches to intelligence, such as the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale, the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, and Vygotsky's idea of the zone of proximal development.

4. Describe typical achievements in language development during early childhood. Discuss vocabulary, grammar and syntax, pragmatics, social speech, and private speech.

5. What are some of the benefits of early childhood education? Define "universal preschool" and discuss the goals of the universal preschool system.