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Middle Adulthood - Physical and Cognitive Development: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is one reason many women experience a decline in frequency of sexual activity in middle adulthood?

Question 2 2. A disease caused by the reproduction of abnormal cells in the body is called:

Question 3 3. Which trend below correctly matches the trend found in FLUID intelligence as one ages over his or her lifespan?

Question 4 4. The time of life between ages 40 and 65 is called:

Question 5 5. Thinking skills are also called _____ abilities.

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Question 6 6. As men age, their _____ levels get lower.

Question 7 7. During middle adulthood, executive functioning and wisdom tend to _____.

Question 8 8. Middle adulthood lasts between the ages of _____ and _____.

Question 9 9. Which trend below correctly matches the trend found in CRYSTALLIZED intelligence as one ages over his or her lifespan?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true about fluid and crystallized intelligence as people age?

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Question 11 11. Remembering things that happened more than a few minutes ago is called _____.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is the best example of an academic situation requiring crystallized intelligence?

Question 13 13. According to the Brand hypothesis, how does intelligence change with age?

Question 14 14. 'The ability to use learned knowledge and experience' is the definition of which basic type of intelligence?

Question 15 15. How does the frequency of sexual active differ once people have passed early adulthood?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a change that appears during middle adulthood?

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is true about the Brand hypothesis?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of female climacteric?

Question 19 19. _____ is a common condition in middle age where the lens of the eye loses the ability to adjust to objects at varying distances.

Question 20 20. The end of the ability to reproduce in women is called:

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Question 21 21. The SAT test, and other standardized tests, involve more of which type of thinking?

Question 22 22. Why is it in someone's best interest to seek counseling or learn to meditate if they are prone to anger and hostility?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a physical sign of aging?

Question 24 24. Why do people tend to gain weight during middle adulthood?

Question 25 25. Good judgment is also called _____.

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Question 26 26. Making sense of the stimuli our brains receive is called _____.

Question 27 27. Why are planning and strategizing associated with executive functioning?

Question 28 28. 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?

Question 29 29. George is very laid back and is sometimes called a slacker. He is most likely a _____ personality.

Question 30 30. The best way to build muscle and increase metabolism is to:

Middle Adulthood - Physical and Cognitive Development: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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