Scientific evidence: children are born innately moral

  1. To what extent does the scientific evidence support or conflict with the view that children are born innately moral?
  2. What are false belief tasks? What can they tell us about young children’s cognition?
  3. Describe infant sleep and how it changes through development to adulthood.
  4. Describe the sensory and cognitive capacities of the human foetus.
  5. What does it mean to say that a child has “theory of mind”? When is it thought to develop and what tests are used to assess its development?
  6. What did Jean Piaget believe about infants’ ability to represent objects? What have more recent studies revealed about this view?

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