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MTTC Psychology: Theoretical Approaches to Human Growth and Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Your child hates brocolli. Whenever she sees it on her plate, she pouts and whines until you give in and take the vegetable away to stop her whining. This is an example of:

Question 2 2. According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.

Question 3 3. Bandura's reciprocal causation model focuses on continuous interaction between the following three factors:

Question 4 4. Which of the following classroom activities promotes gender equity?

Question 5 5. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

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Question 6 6. _____ refers to traits that are biological or inherited.

Question 7 7. All of the following influence probabilistic epigenesis, EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. What is the definition of evolutionary developmental psychology?

Question 9 9. Freud maintained that the psychosexual development of a person's personality occurs during which of the following key stages:

Question 10 10. Bandura's study involving young children and a Bobo doll revealed that:

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Question 11 11. The study of behavior as it relates to evolution and the survival of a species is called _____.

Question 12 12. How are learning theories different from cognitive developmental theories?

Question 13 13. Ecological Systems Theory was developed by:

Question 14 14. An identity crisis is most likely to take place during the _____

Question 15 15. According to Erikson, at which stage does a child first develop a sense of independence?

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Question 16 16. Bill received a new toy ball. It was not round like all of his other toy balls, but oval. He had to _____ this new information in order to understand how to play with it.

Question 17 17. According to evolutionary psychology, all of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. How are Freud and Erikson's theories of development similar?

Question 19 19. All of the following are characteristics of operant conditioning EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. How can educators implement Piaget's principles?

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Question 21 21. Erikson's developmental stage of industry vs. inferiority can be compared to which of Freud's psychosexual stages?

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

Question 23 23. According to Freud, people who get into fights tend to be motivated by _____.

Question 24 24. Why did the use of developmental theories become popular for analyzing human growth?

Question 25 25. Ecological system's theory divides the environment into how many different systems?

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Question 26 26. Why is the microsystem the most influential environmental level in a person's life?

Question 27 27. Hormones that impact a child's behavior are considered _____ factors, while influences such as peers and parents are considered _____ factors.

Question 28 28. How has natural selection affected our development?

Question 29 29. Fill in the blank: Freud believed that were the driving force behind development.

Question 30 30. Which statement below identifies a major difference between learning theories and psychoanalytic theories?

MTTC Psychology: Theoretical Approaches to Human Growth and Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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