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Psychology's Impact on Education: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What level of Bloom's Taxonomy is demonstrated by a student explaining the main idea of a short story?

Question 2 2. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of logical operations, classification, and conservation.

Question 3 3. Which of the following typical classroom experiences might be based on the principles in Thorndike's Law of Effect?

Question 4 4. What psychosocial crisis results in either a feeling of confidence or inadequacy?

Question 5 5. Bruner's three stages of cognitive representation follow which order, from earliest to latest?

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Question 6 6. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 7 7. When Thorndike started his experiments, he believed that if _____ behavior got rewarded, the subjects of study were more likely to repeat that behavior.

Question 8 8. Thorndike is best known for the experiments in which he _____.

Question 9 9. Soheil tries a new study strategy to prepare for an important test, then gets an A on that test. According to Thorndike's Law of Effect, how is Soheil most likely to react?

Question 10 10. During which of Erikson's stages do children begin to identify their strengths and take pleasure in their accomplishments?

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Question 11 11. This is the stage of representation in which an object can be directly manipulated, but without an internal representation of said object:

Question 12 12. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 13 13. Why is the successful completion of the trust versus mistrust stage important?

Question 14 14. How do Bruner and Piaget's views differ?

Question 15 15. Which of the following areas of thinking is NOT included in concrete operational structure?

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Question 16 16. The _____ stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory is characterized by the development of abstract systems of thought that allow learners to solve complex problems with multiple factors.

Question 17 17. Knowing that a sandwich contains the same amount of food whether it is cut into two pieces or four pieces represents the concept of _____.

Question 18 18. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 19 19. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by a student reciting information?

Question 20 20. Mary is beginning to see herself primarily as a musician, and is focusing less on activities that don't relate to music. Mary is in which of Erikson's stages?

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Question 21 21. Erikson characterizes development as a series of _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is part of Thorndike's Law of Effect?

Question 23 23. According to Bruner, a child between the age of one and six exists in the:

Question 24 24. According to Piaget, children in the preoperational stage have difficulty taking the perspective of another person. They are demonstrating _____.

Question 25 25. Marcos just learned how to calculate averages in his math class and now he is using this knowledge to compute his GPA. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated in this example?

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Question 26 26. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by students discussing the concept and one student saying 'That is so cool!' after class?

Question 27 27. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

Question 28 28. Carlos needs to develop a website for his computer technology class. What level of Bloom's taxonomy is demonstrated by this assignment?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. This is the theory that describes learning as an active process of constructing new ideas or concepts based on previous knowledge:

Psychology's Impact on Education: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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