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Advantages and disadvantages of The Cognitive view of education What are the advantages and disadvantages of The Cognitive perspective of education?

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The Cognitive Perspective in education stands in contrast to other perspectives such as the Behavioral perspective, the Developmental perspective and the Constructivist perspective. While the cognitive perspective plays a role in most other perspectives because it is recognized we are cognitive beings, other perspectives have unique emphases that set them apart from each other and from the cognitive perspective.

The cognitive perspective holds that learning occurs through cognitive memory structures located in the brain. These memory structures perceive, process, store for short- or long-term recall and retrieve information. this perspective acknowledges cause and effect links between learning and other cognitive processes like memory, motivation, personality and beliefs. this perspective supports problem solving schema models of learning and delayed second reading approaches to new material.

One disadvantage of the cognitive perspective is that there is consideration of learning styles...

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