Human Growth & Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why might an adolescent begin bullying or hurting himself or herself?

Question 2 2. The time between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 3 3. Changing one's behavior to reach harmony with the environment is called:

Question 4 4. Changes in thinking skills are called:

Question 5 5. The period of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

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Question 6 6. The ability to mentally manipulate the world is called:

Question 7 7. How are sex and gender different?

Question 8 8. Which sex a person is attracted to is called:

Question 9 9. Why is adolescence an important stage in life?

Question 10 10. The way that people's views of right and wrong change as they grow is called:

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Question 11 11. What is one problem with Kohlberg's theory?

Question 12 12. How are Kohlberg's and Gilligan's theories on moral development different?

Question 13 13. According to Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development, which of the following is NOT true regarding the postconventional morality stage?

Question 14 14. During adolescence, individuals begin to think differently and are able to solve more complex problems. These differences in thinking are also applied when solving social problems. As this is happening, _____, or the way that people make judgments about what's right and wrong, also changes.

Question 15 15. When developing his theory of moral development, psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg was most interested in which of the following?

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Question 16 16. The part of the brain that is activated when a person does something that feels good is called the:

Question 17 17. When many different parts of the brain work together, it is called:

Question 18 18. Why is behavior in adolescence more erratic and risky than in adulthood?

Question 19 19. Which of the following lists the four stages James Marcia outlined for identity status, in the correct order?

Question 20 20. Why is it important for adolescents to have supportive friends?

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Question 21 21. What is a self concept?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is not a characteristic of early adolescence?

Question 23 23. What is adolescence?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is not one of the three stages of adolescence?

Question 25 25. The time of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

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Question 26 26. A boy and a girl engage in intercourse using a condom. Why is it still possible for the transmission of STIs to occur?

Question 27 27. One issue with teen pregnancy is that many couples who have babies _____.

Question 28 28. Children tend to have _____ interdependence, but _____ autonomy.

Question 29 29. Why is adolescence such an important time in one's life?

Question 30 30. When everyone in a family agrees that exploring nature is important, it is _____.

Human Growth & Development in Adolescence Chapter Exam Instructions

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