Analysis Of The Genie’s Case Study
Genie, the feral child, provided ample research opportunities into intelligence, language, human development and language. Genie was a fascinating case. Genie was observed, interviewed, then tested. This was an unusual experience. Genie’s experience was exceptional and extreme. Genie’s case wasn’t very informative for average children.
Genie was only 12 years old at the time she was discovered, but her mental age was comparable to a newborn. Genie was learning lessons from her doctors and was tested and tested every day. This allowed her to improve her mental health and increase her chronological years.
Dr. Chomsky suggested that language is a fundamental principle in our DNA and that every person was born with a language learning device. Dr. Lindenberg agreed. However he mentioned that there is an application deadline for language. Genie had difficulty learning language due to having to go through a critical period. This was especially true since she was older than the deadline. Trust can only be formed if there is a deep, lasting emotional connection between two people. Genie was not able to feel a close bond with her parents. Her parents were no longer around, but she was still being investigated. Genie was able to form strong bonds with people despite having access to psychologists and doctors as well as foster parents. Riglers were her counselors, caregivers, and researchers. Genies research was impacted by their creation of attachments.
Genie was a very meticulous person in her testings. Robert Sternberg developed the Triarchic Theory of Intelligence. This theory combines creative intelligence with practical intelligence. Genie developed analytic intelligence through her learning experiences. Genie was very proud of her vocabulary development and is eager to learn more. Genie would use the vocabulary that she had learned to describe everything around her. Genie was able talk about past events in a way that showed her progress.
Even with motor cortex, she made progress. Genie was her first rescuer. She couldn’t walk when she was born. Because she had been in a cot all day, her posture was terrible when she got up. As she grew up, she was able to talk and walk. She practiced the action as she learned jump and march. She was able to associate actions and words with remarkable results.
Genie has made tremendous progress since her beginning. Genie had reached her peak learning ability and was unable to improve. Genie was put into another care when the National Institute of Mental Health cut funding. Genie was sent home after she vomited one day. Genie was punished for vomiting and she stopped speaking after that. She was so embarrassed at her incontinence after vomiting, she closed her eyes and refused to vomit again.