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Basics of Developmental Learning Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When we manipulate the world in our mind in order to solve problems, we are performing a _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following best defines the initiative vs guilt stage of development?

Question 3 3. How does transitivity work?

Question 4 4. Molly overheard her dad telling her mom he got 'creamed' by his friend in a tennis match. This confused Molly, causing her to experience a conflict or _____, because she couldn't imagine her father turning into a creamy liquid.

Question 5 5. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

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Question 6 6. The level that includes the interactions between the different microsystems in a person's life is the _____.

Question 7 7. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 8 8. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 9 9. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

Question 10 10. Understanding that one category of things can contain another category of things is called:

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Question 11 11. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 12 12. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 13 13. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Question 14 14. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 15 15. Ecological Systems Theory was developed by:

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes the 'autonomy vs shame/doubt' stage of development?

Question 17 17. According to Piaget, _____ is a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information.

Question 18 18. Your child hates brocolli. Whenever she sees it on her plate, she pouts and whines until you give in and take the vegetable away to stop her whining. This is an example of:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is the developmental stage beginning with infancy?

Question 20 20. Your young daughter had never feared spiders. But after seeing you screech and react in fear a few times when a spider appeared in the house, she now cries whenever she sees a spider. This is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. Ecological system's theory divides the environment into how many different systems?

Question 22 22. Why is natural selection an essential part of evolution?

Question 23 23. Which of these is not true about development during adulthood?

Question 24 24. According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.

Question 25 25. Jose is in a casino. He sees his friends Amy and Sandra win money at a nearby slot machine. Amy and Sandra cheer and clap. Jose wants to feel the same excitement, so he sits down at a slot machine and begins to gamble. This is an example of _____.

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Question 26 26. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 27 27. All of the following are characteristics of operant conditioning EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. While working with patients with snake phobias, Bandura found that _____ were more effective in treating phobias than persuasion.

Question 29 29. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 30 30. What is the definition of evolutionary developmental psychology?

Basics of Developmental Learning Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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