Child Development Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of logical operations, classification, and conservation.

Question 2 2. A child hiding a cookie so he doesn't have to share it with the other kids is in _____ of moral development.

Question 3 3. As children age, their understanding and beliefs surrounding the concept of fairness evolve. These beliefs are referred to as _____.

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about the cognitive development of children is correct?

Question 5 5. Josh is talking with his teacher; each time the teacher is talking, Josh waits for him to stop before he starts talking again. Which component of language is represented in this example?

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Question 6 6. Which branch of educational psychology addresses learning through the examination of internal mental processes?

Question 7 7. Which of the following assumptions is a characteristic of social constructivism?

Question 8 8. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 9 9. The struggle between intimacy and isolation is most common during the _____

Question 10 10. The first step in the process of assessing a learner's zone of proximal development is _____.

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Question 11 11. An example of assimilation is a child who has only seen brown horses seeing a white horse for the first time and _____.

Question 12 12. The component of language that involves two parts, syntax and morphology is known as _____ development.

Question 13 13. Who proposed that children are born with a language acquisition device?

Question 14 14. According to Vygotsky, which of the following statements is TRUE about knowledge?

Question 15 15. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

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Question 16 16. Jose belongs to a group of 5 members; he belongs to a _____.

Question 17 17. A _____ consists of a large loose-knit social group that shares common interests and attitudes.

Question 18 18. Presenting ideas and concepts in small amounts to avoid cognitive overload is an application of which basic assumption of cognitive psychology?

Question 19 19. Piaget maintained that egocentric speech is _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following areas of thinking is NOT included in concrete operational structure?

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Question 21 21. Adaptation is _____.

Question 22 22. Jacob likes to help his elderly neighbor with his yard work by volunteering to mow every two weeks. This is an example of _____ behaviors.

Question 23 23. Mr. Rudolph introduced the phrase 'Every Good Boy Does Fine' as a memory aid to help his students remember the treble clef. In terms of cognitive psychology, what type of tool is Mr. Rudolph utilizing for his students?

Question 24 24. How do Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories of cognitive development differ?

Question 25 25. What element did Gilligan consider in her theory of moral development after it was not fully addressed by Kohlberg?

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Question 26 26. The process of incorporating new information into existing knowledge is known as _____, whereas the process of adjusting our schemas to fit new information and events is known as _____.

Question 27 27. When the construction of logical, but incorrect, memory occurs by using information retrieved from long-term memory, a learner makes a _____ error.

Question 28 28. Alex can solve addition problems independently, but he needs a little assistance when solving subtraction problems. We can say that addition problems are within Alex's _____ and subtraction problems are within his _____.

Question 29 29. The stage of interpersonal development in which trust is established and fostered is called _____.

Question 30 30. Interpersonal relationships serve multiple functions in a child's social development, such as _____.

Child Development Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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