Developmental Psychology (AP Psychology): Questions 100 - 104 of 180

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Question number: 100

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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To mark the onset and termination of adolescence:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Physiological measurements are usually used for only boys

b.

Physiological measures are usually used for both boys and girls

c.

Physiological measures are usually used for the onset but not for the end

d.

Physiological measurements are usually used for neither boys nor girls

Question number: 101

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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A child and her father are walking. The child knows there are such things as birds. Upon seeing a butterfly, she says, “See the birdie, ” and her father replies, “No, that’s a butterfly; see how small it is. ” This example demonstrates

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Choice (4) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

object permanence.

c.

convergence.

d.

assimilation.

Question number: 102

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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Understanding that while the shape of an object may change, the mass of the object stays the same is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

a schema.

c.

convergence.

d.

conservation.

Question number: 103

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Which of the following theorists is most closely associated with a theory of cognitive development?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Piaget

b.

Kohlberg

c.

Erikson

d.

Skinner

Question number: 104

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Which theory of aging states that our cells can only divide about 100 times, which is why humans can only live to about 120?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

biological clock theory

b.

life-expectancy theory

c.

free-radical theory

d.

cellular-clock theory

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