Video and Multimedia Resources
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Audio 6.1: Vygotsky’s Social Learning Theory
Description: The key tenets of Vygotsky’s approach to cognitive development are reviewed.
Video 6.1: Adolescent Cognition
Description: David Elkind--the “father of adolescent egocentrism”--provides a review of adolescent cognition.
Video 6.2: Postformal Thought
Description: This video enriches the textbook’s discussion of postformal thinking with a detailed treatment of the stages of Perry’s model.
Web 6.1: Children’s Lying: A Good Sign?
Description: When children begin to tell lies, they have reached an important milestone in the development of cognition during early childhood--they have started to build a theory of mind.
Description: This news article describes research finding that Black boys’ risk of dropping out drops by nearly 40% if they have just one Black teacher for a single year. The effect of just one Black teacher for 1 year was similarly found in a neighboring state.