ERIC Number: ED116775
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Attentional Processes in Children's Learning. Appendix A: Project Papers.
White, Sheldon H.
This appendix includes seven papers which focus on various aspects of the learning processes of children ages 5-7: (1) S. Thompson, "Transitions to concrete operations: A survey of Piaget's writings" (in outline form); (2) S. H. White, "Changes in learning processes in the late preschool years," an examination of cross-cultural evidence of significant physiological and behavioral changes in children; (3) C. M. Super, "Cognitive changes during the late preschool years: Non-Western evidence for universality," a study in which 13 "culture free" developmentally sensitive tasks were administered to urban and rural Zambian children; (4) C. E. Gunnoe, "The correlation between some measures of neurological and cognitive development in the child"; (5) S. W. White and R. S. Mansfield,"Effects of visual noise on problem solving estimated by an ascending method of limits"; a study which made use of an evolving two-choice discrimination task; (6) R. S. Mansfield, "Developmental trends in the effects of noise on problem solving"; and (7) M. F. Elias, "Three indicators of children's development ability to recognize and solve complex problems," a study which related the ability to hold a labile state to cognitive activity and age. (ED)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attention Span, Auditory Discrimination, Cognitive Development, Cross Cultural Studies, Culture Fair Tests, Developmental Tasks, Early Childhood Education, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness, Physical Development, Physiology, Problem Solving, Responses, Visual Discrimination
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Cooperative Research Program.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Center for Research and Development in Educational Differences.
Identifiers - Location: Zambia