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Assessing with Appearance-Reality Test, and False-Belief Task, Also Known as the Sally-Anne Test, in Determining the Mastery of Theory of Mind in Children, and the Autistic's Child Concept of Theory of Mind
Theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states, such as beliefs, desires, and knowledge, to oneself and the ability to recognize that other people have these mental states and that they differ from one’s own. Theory of mind develops gradually over different stages in a child’s life and through ongoing social cogni...
A Comparison between the Concepts of Emotional and Academic Intelligence and the Role of Genetics in Them
Academic intelligence and emotional intelligence are two different types of intelligences that people display. Academic intelligence is the traditional concept of cognitive intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions; the ability to display empathy and develop str...
The Use of Winnie the Pooh Block Sorter, a Developmental Toy, in Daycare Classroom, and Its Relation to Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
Block Sorter: A Developmental Toy In my daycare classroom, we have a small purple Winnie the Pooh block sorter. It is shaped like a bee hive, with honey dripping down the side and small bees attached all over the sides of the hive. The top of the hive features a lid that opens and closes for the retrieval of blocks from in...
A Study on the Relationship Between Cognitive Abilities and Video Games Play
Abstract Cognitive abilities and video game play have become a very recognizable duo. There is much debate on whether or not this is a reasonable relationship to be correlated. Many studies have discovered cognitive benefits of playing video games, more specifically focusing on action video games and puzzle video games....
The Treatment of Anxiety Disorders with Cognitive Therapy
Abstract Anxiety disorders can be treated in many different ways. Although some methods appear to be more effective than others, is that to say that the other methods are wrong and will not give people the help that they are seeking? Should different methods be combined to create results even greater? The more commonly...
The Different Personalities Who Contributed in the Research of Classical Conditioning
Many pioneering researchers have devoted their careers to understanding how we learn. One researcher, Ivan Pavlov, researched Classical Conditioning. He conducted an experiment nicknamed, “Pavlov’s Dogs”, it consisted of feeding dogs and ringing a bell at the same time. The dog would naturally salivate when they saw the foo...
Davis's Theory of Caveman Logic: A Summary and Direct Examples of the Caveman Logic
Davis’ s theory of caveman logic refers to the deeply rooted mindset within humans to find an explanation for the unexplainable. This is commonly associated with the idea of a higher intelligence, supported by the popularity of religion and superstition. Davis labels this as the caveman theory, due to the illogical rational...
A Study of the Factors Affecting Sleep Quality
Abstract This is a report containing a sleep monitoring assignment for a health class. Myself, the writer had to follow a sleep monitoring chart for a week and had to describe and see how many hours of sleep they were getting each night. Sleep makes itself important in this report, it proves to have many benefits and expla...
A Study on the Associations Between Everyday Functioning and Cognitive Domains in Older Adults
Cognitive Predictors of Everyday Functioning in Older Adults: Results From The ACTIVE Cognitive Intervention Trial Gross, A. L., Rebok, G. W., Unverzagt, F. W., Willis, S. L., Brandt, J. (2011). Cognitive Predictors of Everyday Functioning in Older Adults: Results From The ACTIVE Cognitive Intervention Trial. The Journal...
Critical Thinking and the Harmful Effects of Cultural Conditioning
Mental Slavery: The Negative Effects of Cultural Conditioning Communism and socialism are evil. Rich people aren’t happy. Women make better nurses than men do. It is okay, even normal, for males to be sexually promiscuous, but not females (“Blocks to Critical Thinking”). How many of these common cultural assumptions are fa...