Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Quiz

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What is metacognition?

Knowledge about and control of thought processes

Which of the following factors is NOT mentioned as influencing individual differences in mental development?

Nutritional habits

What does receptive language refer to in language development?

Understanding spoken or written words

Who proposed that children are born with an innate ability to acquire grammar?

Noam Chomsky

What does metamemory refer to?

Knowledge about memory processes

What does productive language involve in language development?

Producing language through speech and writing

Which domain does Theory of Mind primarily relate to?

Cognitive development

How are scripts described in the context provided?

'Scripts' involve information processing.

What is the focus of educational media in influencing mental development?

TV and computer games/smartphones

Who among the following emphasized learning through social interactions in cognitive development?

Lev Vygotsky

Test your knowledge on the physical and cognitive development of children in early childhood, covering topics such as body growth, brain development, cognitive milestones like Piaget’s Preoperational stage, Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory, Information Processing, and Language Development.

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