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Adult Growth and Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A disease caused by the reproduction of abnormal cells in the body is called:

Question 2 2. Nancy is 26 years old. Physically, she has reached her full height, yet she continues to grow intellectually and has developed a better understanding of the world around her. Which stage of her cognitive development is Nancy?

Question 3 3. Accepting that both sides of an argument are valid is called:

Question 4 4. The time of life between adolescence and middle age is called:

Question 5 5. How does the frequency of sexual active differ once people have passed early adulthood?

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Question 6 6. The two types of symptoms of frontotemporal dementia are _____ and _____.

Question 7 7. Intellectual growth is called:

Question 8 8. Incorporating both sides of an argument into a new, more fully-developed idea is called:

Question 9 9. The time of life after age 65 is called;

Question 10 10. Trying to figure out what the average person believes about wisdom is the _-theoretical approach.

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Question 11 11. Why might someone choose an emotion-focused strategy to deal with stress rather than a problem-focused strategy?

Question 12 12. The period of life between adolescence and middle age is called _____.

Question 13 13. Abioye is a healthy boy who was born in central Africa last year. In 2015, the average life expectancy for a male born in this region was 51 years of age. Does this mean that Abioye will only live until age 51?

Question 14 14. How does middle adulthood impact sexual dysfunction?

Question 15 15. Tammy recently got married to a man who is many years younger than her. She is concerned about being around for her husband and his children as they grow older. What can Tammy do to increase the likelihood that she has a longer lifespan?

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Question 16 16. Which two elements of information processing do people in late adulthood struggle with?

Question 17 17. Which of the following best identifies some of the factors contributing to sexual issues in old age?

Question 18 18. George is very laid back and is sometimes called a slacker. He is most likely a _____ personality.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of a health habit?

Question 20 20. In dialectical reasoning, a person's original belief is called:

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Question 21 21. Good judgment is also called _____.

Question 22 22. What is one reason many women experience a decline in frequency of sexual activity in middle adulthood?

Question 23 23. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

Question 24 24. _____ is a common condition in middle age where the lens of the eye loses the ability to adjust to objects at varying distances.

Question 25 25. The area of the brain that is responsible for regulating behavior is the _____ lobe.

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Question 26 26. Nutrition can be an issue in late adulthood due to _____.

Question 27 27. Why do people typically have higher sex drives in their twenties?

Question 28 28. When Paul was in college, he was exposed to and interacted with a diverse group of people. Because of this, he developed a more tolerant and realistic attitude of those whose opinions and values differ from his own. Paul's ability to synthesize opposing viewpoints is called:

Question 29 29. Jenny is very competitive and driven to achieve great things. She is most likely a _____ personality.

Question 30 30. How do explicit-theoretical and implicit-theoretical approaches to wisdom differ?

Adult Growth and Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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