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Developmental Psychology in Young People Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Hormones that impact a child's behavior are considered _____ factors, while influences such as peers and parents are considered _____ factors.

Question 2 2. Girls are more occupied with physical appearance than boys. This gender difference is reflected in which grade level?

Question 3 3. Which of the following educational activities is not congruent with the use of cognitive development assumptions in the classroom?

Question 4 4. What sort of balance did Gilligan believe an individual was working toward while transitioning through the stages of moral development?

Question 5 5. An English-speaking student attends a class in which instruction is 100% in French. This approach to second-language learning is referred to as _____.

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Question 6 6. The struggle between intimacy and isolation is most common during the _____

Question 7 7. Concepts, symbols, strategies, or any other culture-based mechanism that helps learners think and act more effectively are referred to as _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following therapist attitudes are important for successful client-centered treatment?

Question 9 9. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of abstract systems of thought that allow learners to solve complex problems with multiple factors.

Question 10 10. 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.

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Question 11 11. The mental process of putting new information into memory is called _____.

Question 12 12. All of the following are recommended practices of promoting prosocial and moral behavior in the classroom, EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. The period of development in which children are more susceptible to environmental influences is referred to as _____.

Question 14 14. Vygotsky asserted that learning _____.

Question 15 15. A person who breaks a law that she perceives as unjust, such as civil-rights advocates did in the 1960s, is in _____ of moral development.

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Question 16 16. After a child calls a zebra 'horse,' an example of accommodation is when the child _____.

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

Question 18 18. The difference between the tasks that an individual can accomplish alone and the tasks that they can accomplish only with the assistance of a more advanced other represents the learner's _____.

Question 19 19. Which theory places the most emphasis on social interaction in the development of language?

Question 20 20. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is one of the five environmental systems?

Question 22 22. Self-constructed beliefs regarding specific traits and behaviors of males and females are referred to as _____.

Question 23 23. Boys are more likely to engage in group sports. This gender difference is reflected in which grade level?

Question 24 24. The process of combining many separate pieces of information to form an understanding about one concept or event is referred to as?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. All of the following strategies promote multicultural instruction in the classroom EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. During a therapy session, Dr. Garcia listens to the client carefully and then summarizes the thoughts and feelings of the client and repeats them back to her. What technique is Dr. Garcia using to show the client that he has been listening carefully?

Question 30 30. According to Piaget, children in the preoperational stage have difficulty taking the perspective of another person. They are demonstrating _____.

Developmental Psychology in Young People Chapter Exam Instructions

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