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Developmental Psychology Theories & Stages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. With regards to the nature vs. nurture debate, a child's development may be affected by nurturing if

Question 2 2. Which of the following psychologists were responsible for conducting a research study using primates that supported the conclusion that love and comfort were non-physical needs that have nothing physically to do with survival, but are nevertheless important to normal development?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements regarding developmental psychology is correct?

Question 4 4. Rachel is pregnant with her first child and wants to be sure she is doing everything she can to help her baby grow and develop. Which of the following would most likely be recommended to Rachel to promote the psychological development of her baby?

Question 5 5. In Harlow's experiment, the wire monkey mother offered _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements regarding prenatal development is not correct?

Question 7 7. Which of the following believed that as we grow and age, we pass through eight distinct stages of development and that each stage was defined by a specific conflict between a pair of opposing impulses or behaviors?

Question 8 8. A child would be more successful in an algebra class if she had reached which stage of cognitive development?

Question 9 9. A child hiding a cookie so he doesn't have to share it with the other kids is in _____ of moral development.

Question 10 10.

FILL IN THE BLANKS:

(Blank) refers to the process in which we modify existing cognitive schemas in order to include new information. _ (Blank) refers to the process in which we take in new information and incorporate it into our existing ideas or schemas.

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Question 11 11. A child who is just beginning to understand that others may think differently than them, is in which state of cognitive development?

Question 12 12. In the concrete operational stage, a child will learn that:

Question 13 13. Rosie is a nine-month-old baby girl who loves to experience and explore her environment. What might this indicate about Rosie's development?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a parenting style that is characterized by a healthy mix of demanding and responsive parenting styles?

Question 15 15. The struggle between intimacy and isolation is most common during the _____

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements regarding infant development is not true?

Question 17 17. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 18 18. After a child calls a zebra 'horse,' an example of accommodation is when the child _____.

Question 19 19. Exposure to teratogens during key developmental periods has been shown to cause which of the following?

Question 20 20. A child who refuses to help a classmate cheat because the rules say cheating is wrong is in _____ of moral development.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best describes the actions of a parent with an authoritarian lifestyle?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 23 23. Developmental psychology involves studying how we change

Question 24 24. In the visual cliff experiment, researchers found that infants would cross the Plexiglas if their mothers did what?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements regarding Kohlberg's stages of moral development is not true?

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Question 26 26. Adaptation is _____.

Question 27 27. An identity crisis is most likely to take place during the _____

Question 28 28. How are the studies of Piaget, Kohlberg, and Erikson similar?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements regarding the 4-stage model of cognitive development is not correct?

Question 30 30. A zygote is an _____.

Developmental Psychology Theories & Stages Chapter Exam Instructions

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