COGNITION & DEVELOPMENT
Development of social cognition - task
- Listen to the podcast on the development of social cognition and answer the following questions
1] What is meant by social cognition?
2] What are interpersonal dilemmas?
3] Outline Selman’s role-taking theory, making reference to his five stages of development
4] Explain what is meant by Theory of Mind
5] What are false belief tasks?
6] Explain how Theory of Mind is used as an explanation for autism
7] Outline Baron-Cohen’s ‘Sally-Anne’ study; include a conclusion with your answer
8] Explain what mirror neurons are and what their purpose is thought to be
9] What criticisms are there of mirror-neurons?
- You may find that you need to listen to the podcast more than once to achieve this