Theoretical Foundations for Life Span Developmental Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are learning theories different from cognitive developmental theories?

Question 2 2. McDonald's using Olympic athletes in its ads is classical conditioning because _____.

Question 3 3. The theorist who identified a theory in which individuals go through periods of crisis and commitment.

Question 4 4. Which of Erikson's psychosocial stages can be compared to Freud's oral stage of development?

Question 5 5. This is the stage of representation in which an object can be directly manipulated, but without an internal representation of said object:

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Question 6 6. How are Freud and Erikson's theories of development similar?

Question 7 7. All of the following are characteristics of operant conditioning EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. According to Social-Cognitive theorists, all of the following statements are correct, EXCEPT:

Question 9 9. Which of the following demonstrates the sequence of complexity in order?

Question 10 10. Freud maintained that the psychosexual development of a person's personality occurs during which of the following key stages:

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Question 11 11. Bruner's three stages of cognitive representation follow which order, from earliest to latest?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Rogerians are therapists who adhere to the _____ philosophy and the theories of _____.

Question 14 14. Which theorist proposed that a person might feel badly about themselves if they were not married by a certain age?

Question 15 15. During which of Erikson's stages do children begin to identify their strengths and take pleasure in their accomplishments?

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Question 16 16. John Watson's experiments involved the unconditioned stimulus of _____ with the conditioned stimulus of _____.

Question 17 17. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 18 18. Molly overheard her dad telling her mom he got 'creamed' by his friend in a tennis match. This confused Molly, causing her to experience a conflict or _____, because she couldn't imagine her father turning into a creamy liquid.

Question 19 19. In Watson's experiment, the baby initially _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following describes a way in which modeling affects behavior?

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Question 21 21. What is the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is one of Freud's three levels of consciousness

Question 23 23. Which of the following is one of Freud's three parts of the personality

Question 24 24. A conditioned response to a stimulus that is similar to the conditioned stimulus, but not exactly the same, is called _____.

Question 25 25. According to Vygotsky, what is the process of constructing an internal representation of external physical objects or actions?

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Question 26 26. How do Bruner and Piaget's views differ?

Question 27 27. Emily is in middle school and tries to imitate her sister, who plays volleyball really well. Which characteristic of effective models does this behavior fit under?

Question 28 28. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

Question 29 29. Mr. Zee claps his hands and his students immediately become silent. What is the clap?

Question 30 30. Your young daughter had never feared spiders. But after seeing you screech and react in fear a few times when a spider appeared in the house, she now cries whenever she sees a spider. This is an example of _____.

Theoretical Foundations for Life Span Developmental Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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