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Adult Growth & Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The period of life between adolescence and middle age is called _____.

Question 2 2. Why might someone choose an emotion-focused strategy to deal with stress rather than a problem-focused strategy?

Question 3 3. How do explicit-theoretical and implicit-theoretical approaches to wisdom differ?

Question 4 4. Coping with stress with subconscious mechanisms is called _____.

Question 5 5. The area of the brain that is responsible for regulating behavior is the _____ lobe.

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Question 6 6. Incorporating both sides of an argument into a new, more fully-developed idea is called:

Question 7 7. _____ is a common condition in middle age where the lens of the eye loses the ability to adjust to objects at varying distances.

Question 8 8. Intellectual growth is called:

Question 9 9. How can work improve cognitive development?

Question 10 10. During middle adulthood, executive functioning and wisdom tend to _____.

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Question 11 11. What is one reason many women experience a decline in frequency of sexual activity in middle adulthood?

Question 12 12. 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?

Question 13 13. Trying to figure out what the average person believes about wisdom is the _-theoretical approach.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following refers to coping with stress by changing the situation?

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Question 16 16. A disease caused by the reproduction of abnormal cells in the body is called:

Question 17 17. The two types of symptoms of frontotemporal dementia are _____ and _____.

Question 18 18. Lately Emily, who is 72 years old, has been feeling tired. Her husband has also noticed that her memory is not as good as it used to be. What could cause this to happen?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a problem related to sexual dysfunction in women during middle adulthood?

Question 20 20. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

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Question 21 21. Thinking and reasoning skills are called:

Question 22 22. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called _____.

Question 23 23. Why do people typically have higher sex drives in their twenties?

Question 24 24. What happens to a person's sex drive if they have lot of testosterone?

Question 25 25. Applying past lessons to present situations is called _____.

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Question 26 26. The capacity to produce offspring is called:

Question 27 27. Why do people tend to gain weight during middle adulthood?

Question 28 28. How does middle adulthood impact sexual dysfunction?

Question 29 29. Good judgment is also called _____.

Question 30 30. George is very laid back and is sometimes called a slacker. He is most likely a _____ personality.

Adult Growth & Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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