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Types & Stages of Human Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Adolescents gain _____ skills as the prefrontal cortex of their brain develops.

Question 2 2. How does egocentrism evolve through the stages of development?

Question 3 3. Many children in kindergarten enjoy playing 'house.' How does the value of play benefit young children, according to Vygotsky?

Question 4 4. Development is the process of _____ and _____ that humans go through over their lifetime.

Question 5 5. During which of Erikson's stages do children begin to identify their strengths and take pleasure in their accomplishments?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a strategy older adults can use to delay a slowdown in their cognitive development?

Question 7 7. Achievement is often closely linked to motivation because:

Question 8 8.

The actions that cause harm toward others are known as _____ transgressions, while the actions that violate a culture's

social norms are known as _____ transgressions.

Question 9 9. As children age, their understanding and beliefs surrounding the concept of fairness evolve. These beliefs are referred to as _____.

Question 10 10. What psychosocial crisis results in either a feeling of confidence or inadequacy?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a type of human development?

Question 12 12. Why is physical development important for babies and toddlers?

Question 13 13. A game of peek-a-boo entertains infants because:

Question 14 14. Why is the successful completion of the trust versus mistrust stage important?

Question 15 15. Laura is enjoying her debate class and the views her other classmates are bringing up. How would you describe the stage of development she has reached?

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Question 16 16. Middle childhood lasts from ages _____.

Question 17 17. How have some studies of cognitive development challenged Piaget's four stage model?

Question 18 18. Which of the following occurs during the preoperational stage of development?

Question 19 19. A child who is just beginning to understand that others may think differently than them, is in which state of cognitive development?

Question 20 20. All of the following are recommended practices of promoting prosocial and moral behavior in the classroom, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. A child would be more successful in an algebra class if she had reached which stage of cognitive development?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways schools contribute to a child's socio-emotional development?

Question 23 23. What is one LIKELY cause for girls' declining motivation for science and math during middle childhood?

Question 24 24. Which statement regarding the moral and prosocial development of children is correct?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Vygotsky believed children learn better with the guidance from other children who are slightly ahead of them. This concept is known as:

Question 27 27. According to Vygotsky, a child's use of the word 'da' for daddy is indicative of which stage of speech development?

Question 28 28. 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?

Question 29 29. Erikson characterizes development as a series of _____.

Question 30 30. According to Vygotsky, which of the following is true about the acquisition of meaning and understanding?

Types & Stages of Human Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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