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Theories of Communication Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an idea included in the universal theory of grammar?

Question 2 2. The fact that language acquisition happens rapidly in children, but takes much longer in adults, give credence to the idea that

Question 3 3. Prior to Chomsky it was widely agreed that language was acquired via

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?

Question 5 5. Which of the following terms refers to the values, norms, and beliefs of a society?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is not true according to the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?

Question 7 7. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Question 8 8. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 9 9. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 10 10. Which of the following would be considered an example of language according to principle of combinability?

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Question 11 11. An example of a morpheme is

Question 12 12. Which of the following BEST explains why the alarm calls made by vervet monkeys should not be considered language?

Question 13 13. A child would be more successful in an algebra class if she had reached which stage of cognitive development?

Question 14 14. A game of peek-a-boo entertains infants because:

Question 15 15. In the concrete operational stage, a child will learn that:

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Question 16 16. All of the following are reasons people are likely to respond to situations aggressively, EXCEPT _____.

Question 17 17. Diane meets her new neighbor for the first time, and notices that she is greeted with a smile. Which stage of social information processing is represented here?

Question 18 18. Interpreting her neighbor's smile to mean she is happy to see her, Diane feels a sense of well being. Which stage of social information processing does this physical response represent?

Question 19 19. How is the social learning theory different from the psychoanalytic theory?

Question 20 20. According to the social learning theory, what can happen when a child imitates another person and then is praised for it?

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Question 21 21. Why would a psychologist who subscribes to the attachment theory ask Sally about the bond with her parents?

Question 22 22. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Question 23 23. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which of the following are the correct stages of speech development?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of language acquisition from a behaviorist perspective?

Question 27 27. What is the critical period hypothesis for learning language?

Question 28 28. Chomsky believed that rules for language acquisition are _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is an example of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis?

Question 30 30. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Theories of Communication Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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