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Human Growth & Development in Adulthood Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. During middle adulthood, executive functioning and wisdom tend to _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following refers to thinking processes?

Question 3 3. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called _____.

Question 4 4. Good judgment is also called _____.

Question 5 5. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

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Question 6 6. According to Rogers, self concept _____.

Question 7 7. Which answer choice illustrates a person striving to become his or her ideal self?

Question 8 8. How does the individual self differ from the relational self?

Question 9 9. Which person's self image is an example of congruence?

Question 10 10. Compared to an adolescent, an adult's self concept is _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following developments does not usually occur in middle adulthood?

Question 12 12. Which of the following factors is the most important indicator of positive outcomes in late adulthood?

Question 13 13. Which of the following changes are aspects of late adulthood?

Question 14 14. Loss of skin elasticity, fine lines, and hair thinning are all physical changes that occur during _____.

Question 15 15. How is the development of an adolescent different from the development of an early adult?

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Question 16 16. The area of the brain that is responsible for regulating behavior is the _____ lobe.

Question 17 17. A stroke that has no clinical symptoms is called a _____ stroke.

Question 18 18. The language centers of the brain are found in the _____ lobe.

Question 19 19. The two types of symptoms of frontotemporal dementia are _____ and _____.

Question 20 20. How does multi-infarct dementia differ from frontotemporal dementia?

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Question 21 21. William Perry described complete young adult development as moving from a place of authorities having all answers to:

Question 22 22. Carl Jung explained that development in adulthood is displayed through these actions:

Question 23 23. Daniel Levinson explained that development occurs as adults:

Question 24 24. What do the adulthood theories of Levinson, Gould, Perry, and Jung all have in common?

Question 25 25. Let's say you met a man who always avoided public speaking because he had a difficult experience with it as a child. Which theorist addresses his situation in the idea of development?

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Question 26 26. What is the difference between fluid and crystallized intelligence?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the way that researchers challenged the notion that IQ declines after early adulthood?

Question 28 28. According to the Brand hypothesis, how does intelligence change with age?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is true about fluid and crystallized intelligence as people age?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements is true about the Brand hypothesis?

Human Growth & Development in Adulthood Chapter Exam Instructions

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