. Factors affecting cognitive development of Children ( Biological…
. Factors affecting cognitive development of Children
A proper development of sense organs can help in receiving correct stimuli and the correct concepts
Defective sense organs collect defective stimuli and thus, a wrong concept can be formed.
affects all mental capacities
children with high Intelligence Quotient are able to receive stimuli from the environment properly.
Cognitive development is also influenced by the hereditary traits one gets from his parents.
is similar to their parents’ cognitive development. Genetics with some disabilities which may affect cognitive development because it may be passed down from parents to their children.
As the child gets matured he gets more interactive with his environment.
For a good cognitive development interactions with the environment is necessary, which the child does with the help of his mental and motor maturation.
These interactions help directly in the development of cognition.
learning opportunities a child could get would affect their cognitive development.
he is able to add those learning experiences to his mental capacities by learning.
who are from families of higher socioeconomic status may get more opportunities and better training than those who don’t, which helps in their cognitive development.
Various Types of Stimuli
get various stimuli from the environment and they perceive meanings such as concepts and symbols
parents could assist him to get those meaning
Family and Society
could provide different opportunities and create an encouraging atmosphere for children to learn
Other siblings or friends could also be an imitation target. Children can observe and then imitating others’ behavior.