Human Growth & Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Noah believes that a person's genes and environment influence each other. His belief is an example of the _____.

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Question 4 4. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 5 5. 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 6 6. When Dr. Jones gives a lecture on inherited traits encoded into a person's DNA, she is teaching about _____.

Question 7 7. The way people learn to understand their own and others' feelings is called _.

Question 8 8. The study of how people's thoughts, behaviors, emotions, and relationships change as they grow is referred to as _____.

Question 9 9. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 10 10. Which of the following about learning is FALSE?

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Question 11 11. Adolescents gain _____ skills as the prefrontal cortex of their brain develops.

Question 12 12. Hormones that impact a child's behavior are considered _____ factors, while influences such as peers and parents are considered _____ factors.

Question 13 13. Which of the following statement about growth is FALSE?

Question 14 14. Which of the following classroom activities promotes gender equity?

Question 15 15. Which of the following refers to the way environment or behavior can affect a person's brain?

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

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. All of the following are examples of environmental influences on gender differences, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 20 20. Learning how to do multiplication is an example of _____.

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Question 21 21. _____ refers to the way the environment acts upon a person.

Question 22 22. The process of change that all humans experience is called:

Question 23 23. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 24 24. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

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Question 26 26. How are social development and emotional development different?

Question 27 27. Self-constructed beliefs regarding specific traits and behaviors of males and females are referred to as _____.

Question 28 28. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. As a young adult, Cara begins a career, learns new skills in the workplace and forms a healthy relationship. She is showing signs of:

Human Growth & Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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