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Early Childhood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the correct definition of self-esteem?

Question 2 2. Anita gets all Ds and Fs on her report card. Her parents don't seem to care and tend to avoid spending time with her. They give Anita neither positive nor negative attention. What kind of parenting style is this?

Question 3 3. Resilience in children tends to be particularly high regarding _____ issues.

Question 4 4. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that everyone goes through.

Question 5 5. How can parents foster independence and also offer security?

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Question 6 6. Why does physical bullying fall under the category of hostile aggression?

Question 7 7. Taking a child who is scared of storms outside to dance in the rain is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. Studies indicate that children whose parents were substance abusers _____ on standardized tests.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a type of development humans experience?

Question 10 10. Being able to control your behaviors is called:

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Question 11 11. To help children deal with fear, a parent should NOT _____.

Question 12 12. Why is fear good, according to evolutionary theory?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT an example of relational aggression?

Question 14 14. According to educational psychologists, which parenting style is considered to be ideal -- most often resulting in children with high self-esteem, good social skills, and success at school?

Question 15 15. How is self-esteem related to social development?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a universal cultural norm?

Question 17 17. For the most part, socialization begins with _____.

Question 18 18. Sasha gets a low grade on her math homework. Normally, her parents would take away her allowance and explain why math is important. However, on this occasion, they listen when Sasha explains that she was distracted because she was ill, so they decide not to punish her. What kind of parenting style is this?

Question 19 19. Why is television likely to influence a child's socioemotional development?

Question 20 20. Is there such thing as a best type of family? Why or why not?

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Question 21 21. All of the following are true about the Generalized Other Stage EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Why are matrifocal families more common than patrifocal families?

Question 23 23. Why is parental substance abuse a major issue?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of addressing a child's abilities in order to heighten self-esteem?

Question 25 25. Cooley describes 'the looking-glass self' as _____.

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Question 26 26. Franklin, a high school junior, can accurately determine which girls will go out with him and which will not. According to Mead, this awareness is an example of _____.

Question 27 27. The Lopez family consists of Maria, her husband Frank, and their two children Lucas and Alannah. They would best be described as a _____ family.

Question 28 28. Jonah is supposed to play video games for only 15 minutes per day, but one day, he plays for 30 minutes. His parents do nothing and allow him to play as long as he wants with no punishment, and instead, they praise him for getting to level 10 in the game. What parenting style are Jonah's parents using?

Question 29 29. Kids develop independence from their parents through the influence of:

Question 30 30. A child's self-esteem is affected by all of the following factors, EXCEPT:

Early Childhood Psychosocial Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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