Write short notes on “Use of experimental methods on child study behaviour” Experimental methods are used to study different aspects of Psychology. Attention, memory, imagination, intelligence and the influence of training on intelligence tests.
Transfer of learning, techniques of learning are some of them. Experimental methods try to identify cause-effect relationship. Therefore main benefit is that the factors leading to a certain phenomenon and implications of controlling or changing of such factors can be identified using experimental methods.
The factor/factor that lead to phenomenon are called “independent variable/s” and the effect of the independent variables are called “dependent variables” There is a experimental group and a control group
Clarify the meaning of the concepts “maturity’” and “learning”. Maturity is a built in process of growth in an orderly sequence. Learning is due to influences external to the individual. Maturity
The process related to changes in behaviour that are primarily genetically programmed. The orderly sequence of changes dictated by a genetic blue print.
Example Acquiring the ability to chew food, to crawl and walk through a process of maturation It is necessary that the structures of inner organs are mature enough to permit learning Example
A child begins to talk and walk only when relevant inner structures are mature. Learning The changes in behaviour that takes place consciously or unconsciously in contact with the environment or through an organized activity training , imitation or experience could be described as learning.
In order to establish a prolific collaboration from its workforce and senior management, General Electric has initiated weekly “Work-Out” meetings. These consortium meetings between employees and managers are aimed at ascertaining problems within the firm, and generating solutions in order to address each situation in tow. GE perceives such weekly meetings as a way to augment manager-subordinate ...