Developmental Psychology in Children and Adolescents Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following psychologists developed a theory of moral development that focuses on both care-based morality and justice-based morality based on the assumption that males and females are often socialized differently?

Question 2 2. According to Piaget, children in the preoperational stage have difficulty taking the perspective of another person. They are demonstrating _____.

Question 3 3. Jean Piaget's and Lev Vygotsky's theories of cognitive development agree on all of the following statements except which one?

Question 4 4. Which branch of educational psychology addresses learning through the examination of internal mental processes?

Question 5 5. The process of incorporating new information into existing knowledge is known as _____, whereas the process of adjusting our schemes to fit new information and events is known as _____.

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Question 6 6. According to Vygotsky, the final stage of applying a cognitive tool is the use of _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements regarding gender differences in development is not correct?

Question 8 8. New knowledge is processed in which of the following steps?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. All of the following are recommended practices of promoting prosocial and moral behavior in the classroom, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Alice and her friend used up all the paint in the art room. When the instructor confronted them, Alice didn't say a word and let her friend take the blame. Which stage of moral development in Gilligan's Ethics of Care theory was Alice demonstrating?

Question 12 12. Bill received a new toy ball. It was not round like all of his other toy balls, but oval. He had to _____ this new information in order to understand how to play with it.

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Which of the following statements is true according to Lev Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development?

Question 15 15. Girls are more likely to show a greater interest in attending college. This gender difference is reflected in which grade level?

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Question 16 16. Hormones that impact a child's behavior are considered _____ factors, while influences such as peers and parents are considered _____ factors.

Question 17 17. After a child calls a zebra 'horse,' an example of accommodation is when the child _____.

Question 18 18. Vygotsky asserted that learning _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not one of the four principles of cognitive and linguistic development of children?

Question 20 20. The concept of _____ is characterized by environmental influences, such as beliefs and values.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not one of the levels in Lawrence Kohlberg's theory of moral development?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements regarding cognitive development is not true?

Question 23 23.

The actions that cause harm toward others are known as _____ transgressions, while the actions that violate a culture's

social norms are known as _____ transgressions.

Question 24 24. Lamar is a university student and is confident in his ability to make sound moral judgments. Which of the following perspectives would Gilligan expect Lamar to use?

Question 25 25. 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 26 26. What is behavior directed toward promoting the well-being of another is known as?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not one of the components for language?

Question 28 28. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 29 29. How do Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories of cognitive development differ?

Question 30 30. Examples of forming schemas include all of the following except _____.

Developmental Psychology in Children and Adolescents Chapter Exam Instructions

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