Psychology 107: Life Span Developmental Psychology Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Coinciding with a time of high fertility, testosterone levels are highest for _____ when they are in their twenties.

Question 2 2. Samuel is 25 and feeling really good about his life. He's working toward his dream of becoming a radiologist and currently working through his residency with the help of several great mentors. Additionally, he's looking forward to his upcoming marriage to his high school sweetheart. According to Daniel Levinson's adult development theory, Samuel is in the _____ stage of development.

Question 3 3. Kayla lives in a household with her younger sister and her mother, Gwen. Gwen has sole custody of the children now that she is divorced from Kayla's father who has moved to another country. Kayla's family situation can best be described as _____.

Question 4 4. Tom's parents have a permissive parenting style. Which of the following best describes the contrast between Tom's parents' approach and that of his girlfriend's parents who have a neglectful style?

Question 5 5. As Lenore enters her 40s, she notices that she is getting better and better at applying her past experiences and knowledge in order to handle complicated organizational challenges at work. Lenore is experiencing a common increase in _____ that occurs in middle age.

Question 6 6. When Jim is 48 he goes to his optometrist and is told he has presbyopia. The doctor explains that this condition is common in middle age and accounts for Jim's recent _____.

Question 7 7. Common toddler phrases such as 'Me scared' and 'Me hungry' are examples of _____.

Question 8 8. Teddy is almost two. His older brother Bill has fooled Teddy many times by holding out a treat and then putting it behind his back and telling Teddy that it 'disappeared.' This time, though, something is different. Teddy begins to smile and runs around behind Bill to get the treat. Teddy has begun to understand _____.

Question 9 9. Tara's midwife is explaining to her what she should expect during the first stage of labor. Which of the following is a correct explanation that Tara's midwife could share?

Question 10 10. An epidural is a _____ anesthetic that dulls pain _____.

Question 11 11. Jessie is in the 7th week of her pregnancy. At this point it is correct to refer to her developing baby with the term _____.

Question 12 12. Can a sperm still reach and fertilize an egg 36 hours after ovulation?

Question 13 13. A written document that outlines the type of care someone wants in the event that they are incapacitated, such as what type of resuscitation measures they would want taken, is called a _____.

Question 14 14. After her mom died, Tara went through a period where she woke up several times a night in a panic and often felt confused. She also couldn't shake an angry irritation at her mom's cancer specialist who hadn't been able to save her. According to the Parkes/Bowlby attachment model of bereavement, Tara was in the _____ stage.

Question 15 15. Doctor Weiss conducts an experiment where he manipulates the speed of an educational video, and then tests student recall of the material to see whether a difference in pace of an educational presentation affects recall. In this experiment, the level of student recall is the _____.

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