Developmental Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 33 - 36 of 183

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Question number: 33

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Parents & Peers

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One recommended way for parents to handle problems of occasional bed wetting in children is to

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

limit the amount of water they drink in the evening.

b.

wake them up during the night to use the toilet.

c.

punish them for “wet” nights.

d.

consider medication or psychotherapy.

e.

push them to have dry nights.

Question number: 34

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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The rapid and early learning of permanent behavior patterns during critical periods of development in birds and other animals is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

emotional referencing.

b.

social referencing.

c.

separation anxiety.

d.

imprinting.

e.

learned referencing.

Question number: 35

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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When we say a child’s thinking is less abstract than an adult’s, we mean that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

children use more principles, but require fewer generalizations.

b.

adults use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

c.

children use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

d.

adults base their understanding of the world more on particular examples and tangible sensations.

e.

children use more examples and generalizations.

Question number: 36

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A mother who complains that her son clings to her constantly and cries and complains when she is gone should be advised that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

this is an unfortunate consequence of an undesirable parenting style.

b.

this is normal behavior at certain stages of development.

c.

attachment behavior is clearly a function of delayed cognitive development.

d.

this is abnormal behavior at certain stages of development.

e.

such behavior should be quickly discouraged because it leads to dependency as an adult.

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