Learning and Cognition Essay

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Annotated Bibliography: Foundation for a course Project PSYC 3500; Learning and Cognition U5A1: Annotated Bibliography Capella University November, 2013 Annotated Bibliography: Foundation for a course Project This paper contains an annotated bibliography for a paper which will serve as the final project for a course on the subject of learning and cognition. The paper for which this bibliography was prepared originally was to focus on whether or not a youth could be conditioned by maltreatment at home resulting in poor social and academic performance at school. The original thought was that removal of a child from an abusive or neglectful home would be an appropriate treatment for…show more content…
This article opens by drawing a comparison between maladaptive effects of maltreatment in children symptoms of PTSD. Because of this connection, Kearney, Wechsler, Kaur, & Lemos-miller (2010) note that: “Developmental models of effects of maltreatment and of PTSD are thus increasingly intertwined and have begun to inform specialized assessment and treatment strategies for this population.” (Abstract). Kearney et al.’s discussion on the effects of maltreatment, and treatment options will be especially important to this paper’s discussion on the effects of a troubled home life in regards to a child’s social and academic performance in an educational setting. Eckenrode, J., Laird, M., & Doris, J. (1993). School performance and disciplinary problems among abused and neglected children. Developmental Psychology, 29(1), 53-62. doi:10.1037/0012-1649.29.1.53 As of the date of this publication John Eckenrode, the primary author of this study was the director of the Family Life Development Center, Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Cornell University. According to Cornell University’s website, he is currently: “Professor of Human Development and Director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. He is also Director of the National Data Archive of Child Abuse and Neglect.” The bio points out that a primary focus of his research is in the field of child neglect and abuse, which is in
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