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    Describe a particular social task, skill, ability, expectation or norm and explain how this influence might shape our cognitive and personal developmental. Please give the 5 examples.

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    Social Development Theory

    According to Vygotsky (1978), "Every function in the child's cultural development appears twice: first, on the social level, and later, on the individual level; first, between people (interpsychological) and then inside the child (intrapsychological). This applies equally to voluntary attention, to logical memory, and to the formation of concepts. All the higher functions originate as actual relationships between individuals. McLeod (2014) further explains that Vygotsky's theories of cognitive development is sociocultural where they, "stress the fundamental role of social interaction in the development of cognition...as he believed strongly that community plays a central role in the process of meaning making." This ...

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