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Physical Development & Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Coping with stress with subconscious mechanisms is called _____.

Question 2 2. How does the prefrontal lobe affect a child's development?

Question 3 3. How do boys and girls compare with regards to physical development?

Question 4 4. Why do adolescents go through puberty?

Question 5 5. Many children begin to develop _____ during middle childhood.

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Question 6 6. Middle adulthood lasts between the ages of _____ and _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a physical change that occurs during early childhood?

Question 8 8. Which of the following factors does not influence a person's lifespan?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT an example of a health habit?

Question 10 10. The time between ages seven and twelve is called _____.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following refers to coping with stress by changing the situation?

Question 12 12. During middle childhood, which of the following is TRUE?

Question 13 13. Why is an increase in balance so important to a child's physical development in early childhood?

Question 14 14. The two processes that allow children's brains to learn more in less time and become overall more functional during early childhood are _____ and _____.

Question 15 15. _____ is a common condition in middle age where the lens of the eye loses the ability to adjust to objects at varying distances.

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Question 16 16. Why is the development of fine motor coordination in early childhood so important?

Question 17 17. The period of life between adolescence and middle age is called _____.

Question 18 18. If an individual's life expectancy is only around 50, does this mean that their lifespan will end up to be around the same number?

Question 19 19. Late adulthood is the period in life:

Question 20 20. How long does puberty generally last?

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Question 21 21. Why do people tend to gain weight during middle adulthood?

Question 22 22. Tammy recently got married to a man who is many years younger than her. She is concerned about being around for her husband and his children as they grow older. What can Tammy do to increase the likelihood that she has a longer lifespan?

Question 23 23. The part of the brain that connects the two hemispheres is called the _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following does NOT affect growth spurts?

Question 25 25. Why might someone choose an emotion-focused strategy to deal with stress rather than a problem-focused strategy?

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Question 26 26. Early childhood is a very important time of change and growth that occurs between the ages of _____ and _____.

Question 27 27. The period of life between childhood and adulthood is called:

Question 28 28. The best way to build muscle and increase metabolism is to:

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a physical sign of aging?

Question 30 30. Abioye is a healthy boy who was born in central Africa last year. In 2015, the average life expectancy for a male born in this region was 51 years of age. Does this mean that Abioye will only live until age 51?

Physical Development & Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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