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  • 1.
      • A paradox
        • What is development?
        • A big focus on judgement and decision making but not on development
        • RESEARCH  Answers on adolescent cognition
        • Need for a more theoretical account
    Adolescence HANDBOOK OF ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY
  • 2.
    • Adolescent transition
        • Brain changes  specially frontal areas
        • Self-regulation
    Adolescence
  • 3.
    • Pre-frontal cortex
      • Higher cognitive functions
      • Link between emotion-cognition-behaviour
      • After puberty  changes start
      • Neural plasticity and possibility of change
    Adolescence
  • 4.
    • “ Consciousness is hard to miss but easy to avoid, theoretically speaking”
    Adolescence
  • 5.
    • Object pre-exist the knower
    • The origin of knowing lies in the first encounter between subject and object
    • Open systems
    • Donald  Human mind progresses in society  more people, more development
    Adolescence PIAGET
  • 6.
    • Inductive vs. deductive
      • Labels in class
      • Not adapting activities
    • Formal operational reasoning
      • Sensorimotor period
      • Preoperational period
      • Concrete operations
      • Formal operations
    • Adolescents need to do things empirically
    Adolescence REASONING
  • 7.
    • Good decision making
    • Noncognitive variables
    • Social factors and decision making
    • Conscious control is what develops
    • Dual process model
      •  analytic processing vs. heuristic processing
    • Decisions + context  great decisions
    • Context = motivation
    Adolescence JUDGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING
  • 8.
    • Three lines of research
      • Processing evolves as adolescents grow
      • Changes occur when internal and external elements are combined
      • Importance of content and context
    Adolescence PROCESSING
  • 9.
    • Knowledge vs. Expertise
        • + + + experience
        • + + + time
        • + + + heuristics
        • + + + practice
        • - - - patience
    • Metacognition
    • Learning to think and thinking to learn
    Adolescence EXPERTISE
  • 10.
    • It’s a project
    • Can we work on developing our students consciousness?
    Adolescence CONSCIOUSNESS “ Consciousness is hard to miss but easy to avoid, theoretically speaking”
  • 11.
    • Find information about Multiple Intelligences (Dr. Howard Gardner)
    • Bring a page from one of the books you are using in a class
    HOMEWORK Research