Developmental Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 83 - 88 of 180

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Question number: 83

» Developmental Psychology » Dimensions of Development

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According to psychologist Diana Baumrind, which of the following parenting styles has been found to be the best approach?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

independent

b.

democratic

c.

authoritative

d.

authoritarian

Question number: 84

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Which reflex probably helps prevent falling?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sucking reflex

b.

grasping reflex

c.

rooting reflex

d.

Moro reflex

Question number: 85

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Behavioral Genetics

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When a gene is ________, the trait it controls will be present every time the gene is present.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

polygenic

b.

recessive

c.

sex-linked

d.

dominant

Question number: 86

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A child who thinks it gets dark so that she can sleep is demonstrating

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

imprinting.

b.

egocentrism.

c.

deprivation dwarfism.

d.

object permanence.

Question number: 87

» Developmental Psychology » Sex Roles & Sex Differences

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Using a story such as The Porcupine and the Moles, Gilligan was able to demonstrate that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

girls tend to choose a solution based on justice.

b.

boys tend to use an ethic involving care and responsibility.

c.

Kohlberg’s system is concerned with physical responsibility.

d.

Kohlberg’s system is concerned mainly with the ethics of justice.

Question number: 88

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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With the onset of puberty, the rate of growth of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Physical growth and intellectual growth

b.

Intellectual growth

c.

All bodily organs slow down

d.

Intellectual development slows down

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