AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology: Questions 372 - 375 of 1650

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Question number: 372

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Thinking & Cognition » Decision Making

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive development states:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Children are egocentric during the stage of pre operational thought

b.

Child development is largely culturally determined

c.

Children are egocentric during the stage of operational thought

d.

Object permanence is developed during stage of concrete operational thought

e.

When children proceed from the stage of pre operational thought to the stage of formal operations, they achieve sense of conservation and reversibility

Question number: 373

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Language » Development

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Language is termed productive if it

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Choice (5) Response

a.

does not allow new ideas to be generated.

b.

provides a set of rules for making sounds into words and words into sentences.

c.

increases one’s adaptation to a changing environment.

d.

allows for communication of thoughts and ideas.

e.

is capable of generating new ideas and possibilities.

Question number: 374

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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An infant born between 38 and 42 weeks after conception is considered

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a.

a preterm infant.

b.

an embryo.

c.

a full-term infant.

d.

a fetus

e.

a teratogen.

Question number: 375

» Motivation & Emotion » Stress & Health » Coping With Stress

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The type of physiological activity in response to stressors, known as ________, is the extent to which a persons’ heart rate, blood pressure, and stress hormone secretion increases.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychological hardiness

b.

learned helplessness

c.

type A behavior pattern

d.

physiological reactivity

e.

fight-or-flight response

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