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MTTC Psychology: Cognitive Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In order for Jessica to encode her grandmother's words, she had to first...

Question 2 2. When does an infant exhibit long term memory?

Question 3 3. What is an example of constructive play?

Question 4 4. If you are at an all-day conference, what kind of attention must you use to follow along?

Question 5 5. Rachel is a team leader at work. Her company is looking to make some major changes, and wants Rachel's input on developing a couple of different plans. Which type of intelligence would be most helpful for Rachel in this situation?

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Question 6 6. What is information processing?

Question 7 7. When visiting his family, we see Henry using a mental representation of a car and trying out pretend play. What substage of cognitive development is he in?

Question 8 8. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 9 9. How does dementia differ from Alzheimer's?

Question 10 10. What is another term for fantasy play?

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Question 11 11. When someone uses past knowledge to address current situations it is called:

Question 12 12. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 13 13. Which of the following people is likely to have the best memory?

Question 14 14. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

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Question 16 16. How is object permanence defined?

Question 17 17. What kind of attention would you be using if you were to take this quiz while watching a tv show?

Question 18 18. Estimate the attention span of a 5 year old child.

Question 19 19. Laura is enjoying her debate class and the views her other classmates are bringing up. How would you describe the stage of development she has reached?

Question 20 20. Which of the following occurs during the preoperational stage of development?

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Question 21 21. A cornerstone of Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development is that society and culture play a key role in promoting development. What type of perspective is this considered to be?

Question 22 22. How does play benefit children?

Question 23 23. What is reversibility?

Question 24 24. Maria is 70-years-old and it is hard for her to remember the details of her personal experiences. The memories of these experiences are referred to as _____.

Question 25 25. Let's say you are at a loud sports game leaning in to listen to your friend talk to you. What kind of attention are you using?

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Question 26 26. What is it called when a baby imitates something her mother does after a minute or two?

Question 27 27. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 28 28. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 29 29. How does the attention span of a person change throughout his or her life?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of using maintenance rehearsal to retain information?

MTTC Psychology: Cognitive Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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