Today’s understanding about the brain and how it develops comes from both behavioral and cognitive psychology and neuroscience. From the beginning until the middle of the twentieth-century psychologists in the behavioral and cognitive sciences studied the visible manifestations of cognition in a top-down approach. They believed children’s actions reflected their thoughts and designed observations of their day-to-day activities in both classroom and casual environments to test aspects of cognition: deductions about development were made from watching children play.
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