influence of nature and nurture on cognitive development
Reflect on the influence of nature and nurture on cognitive development and discuss the following: In cognition, one major area of discussion is the influence of nature and nurture. What is the concept of nature-nurture, and
1.What is the concept of nature-nurture?
2. Why is it important in the study of cognition?
Watch the “Building Your Brain: Inside the Human Body” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings.
3. Give a overview of one subject of the video.
Using the book for this class: Galotti, K. M. (2014). Cognitive Psychology In and Out of the Laboratory (5th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. Answer the following questions.
4. From Chapter 1 explain Gestalt psychology.
5. From Chapter 2 describe the brain imaging technique of MRI.
6. From Chapter 12 describe Perceptual development in Infancy.
Reflect on the ability of the human mind and discuss the following:
7. Do you believe it is possible to create a computer that can surpass human cognitive abilities?
8. Why or why not?