Help & Review for Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. _____ refers to the brain's ability to grow and change and is at highest point during _____.

Question 2 2. Parents can avoid childhood obesity by NOT forcing their children to _____ and by encouraging their children to _____.

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is NOT a nativist perspective on language development?

Question 4 4. Why are games with rules helpful to children?

Question 5 5. _____ is a part of language acquisition and is learned very quickly in children.

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Question 6 6. How does decentration differ from centration?

Question 7 7. Which of the following factors support the nativist theory of language development?

Question 8 8. All of the following statements are true about language development in children EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. Believing that the world is always the same is called:

Question 10 10. How can parents help their children avoid serious accidents?

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Question 11 11. _____ mapping involves learning a word quickly, but _____ mapping can refine the definition and increase accuracy of vocabulary.

Question 12 12. The period of time between age two and age seven is called:

Question 13 13. The ability to do mental problem solving is called:

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of the leading cause of death in children over the age of one?

Question 15 15. What is another term for fantasy play?

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Question 16 16. Learning a new word after only one or two exposures to the word is an example of:

Question 17 17. Focusing on one aspect of a situation and ignoring others is called:

Question 18 18. Every time young Haley says the word 'teddy,' she is given her favorite stuffed bear, which reinforces her understanding and continued use of the word for getting the toy. According to behaviorist theory, this is an example of:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of a child in the period of early childhood?

Question 20 20. The process of growth in the area of thinking is called:

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Question 21 21. Understanding that the world changes is called:

Question 22 22. When baby Terrell says 'wa-wa-wa' and points to a cup, his mother responds with 'you want water,' and reinforces his learning by giving him a drink of water. This is an example of the _____ perspective of language development.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a physical change that occurs during early childhood?

Question 24 24. The psychologist who said that early childhood is the preoperational stage of development was:

Question 25 25. Understanding that things can be reversed is called:

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Question 26 26.
_______ is at its highest point during early childhood.

Question 27 27. The time between ages two and seven is called:

Question 28 28. The zone of proximal development was described by:

Question 29 29. Early childhood is a very important time of change and growth that occurs between the ages of _____ and _____.

Question 30 30. What is an example of constructive play?

Help & Review for Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Chapter Exam Instructions

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