Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The proportion of a person's head to their body in childhood compared to adulthood is indicative of the _____ Principle.

Question 2 2. The sensory cortex is responsible for which of the following?

Question 3 3. The way people change and grow throughout life is called:

Question 4 4. The _____ Principle reflects the idea that development begins with changes in the brain, followed by changes in the body.

Question 5 5. The process of growth and change that people experience through life is called:

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Question 6 6. Perceptual development refers to the development of which of the following?

Question 7 7. A baby is 9 months old and wakes up once every night. This means the baby is engaged in _____ sleep.

Question 8 8. Sleep development is a product of what two changes that occur in infancy?

Question 9 9. The ability to see the world in 3D is called:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a way to prevent SIDS?

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Question 11 11. The _____ Principle supports the position that development begins in the center of the body and moves outward.

Question 12 12. Why did SIDS decline during the 1990s?

Question 13 13. The process of growth and change that humans go through is called:

Question 14 14. A decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated exposure to the same stimulus is called _____.

Question 15 15. Babies have control over their trunks, arms, and legs before they have control over their fingers and toes. Which principle does this support?

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Question 16 16. Sleeping only once in a 24-hour period is called:

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of habituation?

Question 18 18. The idea that development is due to the environment is called:

Question 19 19. The process of growth and change that all humans go through is called _____.

Question 20 20. How have beliefs about an infant's abilities changed over time?

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Question 21 21. Identify the two factors that contribute to a child's brain development in the first two years of their life.

Question 22 22. SIDS usually strikes _____ babies.

Question 23 23. Maria is nine months old. Her mother is feeding her new types of food. Maria's mother feeds her a spoonful of peas. Maria makes a face, and spits them back out. Which of the following parts of her brain caused Maria to spit out the peas?

Question 24 24. Jane is two days old. What is true about this newborn?

Question 25 25. SIDS is the leading cause of infant deaths in the US and affects children who are:

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Question 26 26. The visual cliff experiment showed that:

Question 27 27. SIDS is an acronym for:

Question 28 28. The idea that development is genetic is called:

Question 29 29. Trent is six months old. When his grandmother saw him last month, he was just starting to roll over. Now Trent can crawl. Which of the following is the BEST reason for why Trent has learned so much in such a short time?

Question 30 30. Why do babies need so much sleep?

Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood Chapter Exam Instructions

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