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DSST Lifespan Developmental Psychology: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

A researcher is conducting a cross-sequential research study. She has completed one longitudinal study focusing on a group at ages ten, fifteen, and twenty. To complete her cross-sequential study, the researcher

Question 2 2.

Which of the following suggests why Philip Zimbardo's Stanford Prison Experiment was unethical?

Question 3 3.

What are the main components of resilience?

Question 4 4.

Kelvin enjoys working on his own and makes gut-reaction decisions while maintaining objectivity. Kelvin's world-view is flexible. The Myers-Briggs personality test would suggest that

Question 5 5.

Carlos has been working long hours. His job has become increasingly tedious. He has become more stressed, especially since his workload increased and his pay decreased. What is Carlos experiencing?

Question 6 6. Penelope is pregnant, and she and her husband, Yorgos, have been concerned with the pregnancy because Yorgos' mother has a genetic disorder and a recent test suggests that there might be an issue with the fetus. Penelope and Yorgos might benefit from

Question 7 7.

Children can exhibit high or low levels of reactivity in relation to stimuli. Reactivity is a component of personality that is

Question 8 8.

Ursaline can string together phrases that include pronouns but are not necessarily grammatically organized. She is 34 months old. What language development period is she most likely experiencing?

Question 9 9.

Which of the following is not a concept that children must recognize in order to understand death?

Question 10 10.

Which of the following identifies the five stages of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross' stages of grief?

Question 11 11.

In adolescence, Oscar holds the belief that dogs are vicious animals. When he ages and becomes an adult, his experiences lead him to realize that dogs can make great pets after he finds a stray miniature poodle and takes care of the stray for some time. If Oscar uses dialectical reasoning, he will realize that

Question 12 12.

Josiah is regularly yelling at his neighbor because of the neighbor often arriving home in the middle of the night from work and waking Josiah. Josiah has become increasingly agitated with much of what his neighbor does. This anger is an example of what?

Question 13 13.

Liz has read an article about artificial intelligence. Thereafter, she thinks about some of the main points of the article until her phone rings. The next day, she strives to tell her friend about what she's learned, but she cannot recall many of the ideas she read about. The information was

Question 14 14.

One's genetic code can be altered when the body, as it creates new cells, makes a mistake in reproducing the cells. This occurs during which process?

Question 15 15.

What marks the beginning of sexual development in adolescence?

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DSST Lifespan Developmental Psychology: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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