PSY 304 PSY304 Week 2 DQ 2 Information Processing Across the Lifespan (Ashford)
PSY 304 Week 2 Discussion 2 Information Processing Across the Lifespan
WK_2 Information Processing Across the Lifespan
Information Processing Across the Lifespan
Before completing this discussion, be sure to review Chapter 5 of your text and the Remembering and Forgetting video. You may also be interested in the article “On Major Developments in Preschoolers’ Imagination,” from the recommended resources. After examining the research in human development presented in your required resources, complete the following discussion:
Information processing in the human mind/brain changes as we age. Identify and examine an aspect of the cognitive factor of human development. Choose an ability (i.e., memory, attention, or thinking) and describe how the selected ability changes from infancy to old age. Describe at least one disorder that may affect the selected ability and its typical time of occurrence across the lifespan. Explain the known causes of the disorder by citing the available scientific evidence.
Your initial post must be at least 300 words and use a minimum of one scholarly source located in the Ashford University Library or on Google Scholar that is cited and referenced according to APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Provide a substantive response to at least two of your peers in a minimum of 200 words. Respond to a post that examines ability different from the one you selected and one that examines the same ability. Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the content of each post. Be sure that you cite scientific evidence to support your views.
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