Human Development Overview Chapter Exam - Exam Results

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Question 1 1. Why is early intervention for atypical development important?

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Question 2 2. All of the following always represent atypical development in a child, EXCEPT:

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Question 3 3. How does the study of human development help us understand atypical development in children?

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Question 4 4. Alex and Betty are the exact same age, but Alex has a learning disability. Should we expect their respective levels of cognitive development to be the same or different? Why?

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Question 5 5. The study of how people's thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and relationships change as they grow is referred to as _____.

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Question 6 6. How are social development and emotional development different?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an environmental factor that may impact growth and development?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following is a hereditary factor that can influence growth and development?

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Question 9 9. _____ is a chemical that can cause stunted growth and development.

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Question 10 10. How do children learn syntax?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about pre-linguistic speech is FALSE?

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Question 12 12. All of the following are characteristics of pre-linguistic language development, EXCEPT:

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Question 13 13. Perceptual grouping is best defined as _____.

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Question 14 14. Which of the following statements would be in agreement with the Gestalt theory?

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Question 15 15. During an experiment, you see a picture of a car flash on the left side of the screen, then the same car flashes on the right side of the screen. These images create the illusion that the car is moving. This is an example of _____.

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Question 16 16. Explain why it's important for educators to be aware of the medications their students are taking and the side effects?

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Question 17 17. If you have a student on medication for treatment of epilepsy, you should look out for all of the following side effects that impact learning, EXCEPT?

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Question 18 18. Describe what a stimulant is.

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Question 19 19. Sensitive periods are:

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Question 20 20. The five categories of sensitive periods are:

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Question 21 21. The term 'sensitive periods' is associated with the following researchers:

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Question 22 22. A decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated exposure to the same stimulus is called _____.

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Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of habituation?

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Question 24 24. How have beliefs about an infant's abilities changed over time?

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Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a strategy older adults can use to delay a slowdown in their cognitive development?

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Question 26 26. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

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Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

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Question 28 28. Which of the following is true of adolescence?

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Question 29 29. Which of the following is true of infancy?

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is true of adulthood?

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Human Development Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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