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Compare and contrast the five Information Processing Theories of Development. Choose one that you support the most and explain why.

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Lutz, S. T. & Huitt, W. G. (2003). Information Processing and Memory: Theory and Applications. Retrieved March 6, 2012 from Google database.

This connectionist model or theory of Information processing is predicated upon the scientific fact that information is stored in multiple locations throughout the brain in the form of networks of connections. The connections between information are key not the order in which connections are made according to this model. Therefore, this model differs from all other models except the parallel distributed processing model because it is not founded on the belief in a serial processing description (Lutz & Huitt, 2003).

The Parallel Distributed Processing model enhances ...

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