Early Adulthood Physical and Cognitive Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.

Question 2 2. Why does college generally lead to cognitive development?

Question 3 3. How can work improve cognitive development?

Question 4 4. In dialectical reasoning, why is it important to form an antithesis?

Question 5 5. Thinking and reasoning skills are called:

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Question 6 6. What happens to a person's sex drive if they have lot of testosterone?

Question 7 7. Which of the following refers to coping with stress by changing the situation?

Question 8 8. The struggle between intimacy and isolation is most common during the _____

Question 9 9. The capacity to produce offspring is called:

Question 10 10. Coping with stress with subconscious mechanisms is called _____.

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Question 11 11. A man's level of fertility depends on the _____ and _____ of sperm.

Question 12 12. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 13 13. An identity crisis is most likely to take place during the _____

Question 14 14. According to Levinson, what is adult development based on?

Question 15 15. The time of life between adolescence and middle age is called:

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Question 16 16. Why might someone choose an emotion-focused strategy to deal with stress rather than a problem-focused strategy?

Question 17 17. When Paul was in college, he was exposed to and interacted with a diverse group of people. Because of this, he developed a more tolerant and realistic attitude of those whose opinions and values differ from his own. Paul's ability to synthesize opposing viewpoints is called:

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of a health habit?

Question 19 19. What happens in late adulthood?

Question 20 20. The period of life between adolescence and middle age is called _____.

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Question 21 21. Why is the Early Adult Transition (age 17-22) stage important?

Question 22 22. Intellectual growth is called:

Question 23 23. What happens when someone enters the Age 30 Transition (28-33 years)?

Question 24 24. Incorporating both sides of an argument into a new, more fully-developed idea is called:

Question 25 25. Nancy is 26 years old. Physically, she has reached her full height, yet she continues to grow intellectually and has developed a better understanding of the world around her. Which stage of her cognitive development is Nancy?

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Question 26 26. Why do people typically have higher sex drives in their twenties?

Question 27 27. An elderly adult who feels content about her life is experiencing _____

Question 28 28. Besides one's early 30s, when is another time of evaluation and transition?

Question 29 29. Which of the following refers to the stage of cognitive development in which there's an understanding that contradictions exist in the world?

Question 30 30. Accepting that both sides of an argument are valid is called:

Early Adulthood Physical and Cognitive Development Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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