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Foundations of Human Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. At which stage would a person begin to make decisions about retirement?

Question 2 2. Erikson characterizes development as a series of _____.

Question 3 3. Your young daughter had never feared spiders. But after seeing you screech and react in fear a few times when a spider appeared in the house, she now cries whenever she sees a spider. This is an example of _____.

Question 4 4. Which statement below identifies a major difference between learning theories and psychoanalytic theories?

Question 5 5. A conditioned response to a stimulus that is similar to the conditioned stimulus, but not exactly the same, is called _____.

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Question 6 6. Why did the use of developmental theories become popular for analyzing human growth?

Question 7 7. Freud maintained that the psychosexual development of a person's personality occurs during which of the following key stages:

Question 8 8. Meeting the client where he 'is at' is a premise of which theory?

Question 9 9. The process of incorporating new information into existing knowledge is known as _____, whereas the process of adjusting our schemas to fit new information and events is known as _____.

Question 10 10. According to Levinson, at which stage does a person begin to solidify career and lifestyle decisions?

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Question 11 11. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Maslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

Question 12 12. The theorist who identified a theory in which individuals go through periods of crisis and commitment.

Question 13 13. Which theorist proposed that a person might feel badly about themselves if they were not married by a certain age?

Question 14 14. Ecological system's theory divides the environment into how many different systems?

Question 15 15. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

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Question 16 16. According to Piaget, _____ is a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information.

Question 17 17. McDonald's using Olympic athletes in its ads is classical conditioning because _____.

Question 18 18. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is one of Freud's three levels of consciousness

Question 20 20. According to the theory of self, self-esteem improves when which of the following conditions occur?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is an example of systems theory?

Question 22 22. Fourteen-year-old Rex is able to propose and test a mathematical hypothesis through various assessments. According to Case, Rex is at which stage of development?

Question 23 23. Watson was able to condition the baby to _____.

Question 24 24. Rogerians are therapists who adhere to the _____ philosophy and the theories of _____.

Question 25 25. According to Erikson, at which stage does a child first develop a sense of independence?

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Question 26 26. Your child hates brocolli. Whenever she sees it on her plate, she pouts and whines until you give in and take the vegetable away to stop her whining. This is an example of:

Question 27 27. Fill in the blank: Freud believed that were the driving force behind development.

Question 28 28. In Watson's experiment, the baby initially _____.

Question 29 29. What psychosocial crisis results in either a feeling of confidence or inadequacy?

Question 30 30. An infant's crying, cooing, and smiling behaviors are intended to _____.

Foundations of Human Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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