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Theories of Developmental Learning Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. According to Freud, people who get into fights tend to be motivated by _____.

Question 2 2. How did Piaget's theory of development differ from that of Freud?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is one of Freud's three levels of consciousness

Question 4 4. The struggle between intimacy and isolation is most common during the _____

Question 5 5. Which of these is not true about development during adulthood?

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Question 6 6. The level that includes the interactions between the different microsystems in a person's life is the _____.

Question 7 7. 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 _____.

Question 8 8. How has natural selection affected our development?

Question 9 9. Jose is in a casino. He sees his friends Amy and Sandra win money at a nearby slot machine. Amy and Sandra cheer and clap. Jose wants to feel the same excitement, so he sits down at a slot machine and begins to gamble. This is an example of _____.

Question 10 10. All of the following are characteristics of operant conditioning EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. When we manipulate the world in our mind in order to solve problems, we are performing a _____.

Question 12 12. Which statement below identifies a major difference between learning theories and psychoanalytic theories?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is one of Freud's three parts of the personality

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. What is the definition of evolutionary developmental psychology?

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Question 16 16. A pigeon receives a seed each time it pecks an electronic button on a device. If the button were to be turned off, the pigeon will peck at the button again and again, although no food comes out of the device. This is an example of _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following best defines the initiative vs guilt stage of development?

Question 18 18. According to Erik Erikson, psychosocial identities involve the interplay between our _____.

Question 19 19. The process of incorporating new information into existing knowledge is known as _____, whereas the process of adjusting our schemas to fit new information and events is known as _____.

Question 20 20. 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.

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Question 21 21. Bandura's reciprocal causation model focuses on continuous interaction between the following three factors:

Question 22 22. The conflict between trust and mistrust defines the _____

Question 23 23. According to evolutionary psychology, all of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. Why is natural selection an essential part of evolution?

Question 25 25. A conditioned response to a stimulus that is similar to the conditioned stimulus, but not exactly the same, is called _____.

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Question 26 26. An identity crisis is most likely to take place during the _____

Question 27 27. Self-efficacy is a term that refers to which of the following?

Question 28 28. How can educators implement Piaget's principles?

Question 29 29. According to Piaget, _____ is a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information.

Question 30 30. Alexis is able to arrange six wooden blocks from smallest to largest. This is an example of:

Theories of Developmental Learning Chapter Exam Instructions

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