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Developmental Learning Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is one of Freud's three parts of the personality

Question 3 3. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is one of Freud's three levels of consciousness

Question 5 5. How has natural selection affected our development?

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Question 6 6. 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 _____.

Question 7 7. Knowing that someone grew up before TVs existed is an example of understanding someone based on their _____.

Question 8 8. How can educators implement Piaget's principles?

Question 9 9. Why did the use of developmental theories become popular for analyzing human growth?

Question 10 10. While working with patients with snake phobias, Bandura found that _____ were more effective in treating phobias than persuasion.

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Question 11 11. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

Question 12 12. Mark is taking a high-stakes university exam and is sitting next to the smartest student in the class. Mark can clearly see his classmate's responses but refrains from copying the answers. Which of the following is affecting Mark's behavior?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of systems theory?

Question 14 14. An elderly adult who feels content about her life is experiencing _____

Question 15 15. Ecological Systems Theory was developed by:

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Question 16 16. According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.

Question 17 17. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 18 18. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 19 19. When we manipulate the world in our mind in order to solve problems, we are performing a _____.

Question 20 20. Which statement below identifies a major difference between learning theories and psychoanalytic theories?

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Question 21 21. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 22 22. How are learning theories different from cognitive developmental theories?

Question 23 23. An identity crisis is most likely to take place during the _____

Question 24 24. According to Freud, people who get into fights tend to be motivated by _____.

Question 25 25. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

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Question 26 26. Why is natural selection an essential part of evolution?

Question 27 27. Why is the microsystem the most influential environmental level in a person's life?

Question 28 28. Ecological system's theory divides the environment into how many different systems?

Question 29 29. A pigeon receives a seed each time it pecks an electronic button on a device. If the button were to be turned off, the pigeon will peck at the button again and again, although no food comes out of the device. This is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. According to Piaget, _____ is a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information.

Developmental Learning Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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