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Biological Development in Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. All of the following statements are true about developmental milestones in newborns EXCEPT:

Question 2 2. How is the development of an adolescent different from the development of an early adult?

Question 3 3. How does the normal development of young girls differ from that of young boys?

Question 4 4. Stress hormones can cause a reduction in the mother's vascular function. This can lead to _____.

Question 5 5. Jane just discovered that she is pregnant. She will visit her physician to learn how she needs to take care of her unborn child. Which of the following questions about proper prenatal care should Jane ask?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is TRUE of newborn learning?

Question 7 7. Which of the following developments does not usually occur in middle adulthood?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the correct order of the germ layers from the outside to the inside?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true about the placenta?

Question 10 10. Injuries that are caused during the birth process are called:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following factors influence the effect that a mother's health condition has on her unborn child?

Question 12 12. When does the germinal period end?

Question 13 13. Newborn Jessica has reached a developmental milestone. Which of the following behaviors did she LIKELY exhibit?

Question 14 14. The Apgar test is _____.

Question 15 15. What are the five conditions evaluated by the Apgar test?

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Question 16 16. What is a teratogen?

Question 17 17. When does a fetus typically gain reflexes and the ability to react to the environment?

Question 18 18. A newborn yawns and stretches. This action is referred to as _____.

Question 19 19. Which principle states that development proceeds from simple to complex?

Question 20 20. The baby leaves the mother's body and enters the outside world during which part of the birth process?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of biological development?

Question 22 22. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

Question 23 23. How does puberty begin?

Question 24 24. Which of the following changes are aspects of late adulthood?

Question 25 25. Why isn't the developing child protected from all unwanted environmental hazards?

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Question 26 26. Why is the embryonic period the most crucial part of prenatal development?

Question 27 27. The cerebral cortex forms during which month of prenatal development

Question 28 28. The perinatal environment includes which of the following

Question 29 29. How would you describe secondary sex characteristic changes?

Question 30 30. The first recognizable brain structure to form from the neural tube is/are the _____ in the _____ trimester.

Biological Development in Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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