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Human Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

Question 2 2. _____ refers to the way the environment acts upon a person.

Question 3 3. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 4 4. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

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. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

Question 8 8. Self-constructed beliefs regarding specific traits and behaviors of males and females are referred to as _____.

Question 9 9. Sam's younger brother stops crying when he hears a specific nursery rhyme. As a child, Sam plays the song often for his little brother. As an adult, Sam tries to play the same song for his young daughter when she is crying. Sam's behavior is an example of learning because:

Question 10 10. Adolescents gain _____ skills as the prefrontal cortex of their brain develops.

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Question 11 11. Grace believes that a person is born with a certain degree of intelligence and that the environment has little to do with it. Which theme in psychology does her belief represent?

Question 12 12. When Dr. Jones gives a lecture on inherited traits encoded into a person's DNA, she is teaching about _____.

Question 13 13. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 14 14. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 15 15. The process of change that all humans experience is called:

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Question 16 16. _____ refers to traits that are biological or inherited.

Question 17 17. The way people learn to understand their own and others' feelings is called _.

Question 18 18. Which of the following refers to the way environment or behavior can affect a person's brain?

Question 19 19. As a young adult, Cara begins a career, learns new skills in the workplace and forms a healthy relationship. She is showing signs of:

Question 20 20. Hormones that impact a child's behavior are considered _____ factors, while influences such as peers and parents are considered _____ factors.

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Question 21 21. How are social development and emotional development different?

Question 22 22. All of the following are examples of environmental influences on gender differences, EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. Which of the following about learning is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Noah believes that a person's genes and environment influence each other. His belief is an example of the _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following classroom activities promotes gender equity?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a strategy older adults can use to delay a slowdown in their cognitive development?

Question 27 27. Which of the following statement about growth is FALSE?

Question 28 28. 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?

Question 29 29. Learning how to do multiplication is an example of _____.

Question 30 30. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Human Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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