Developmental Psychology (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 37 - 41 of 183

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Question number: 37

» 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:

Choices

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: 38

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a preterm infant.

b.

an embryo.

c.

a full-term infant.

d.

a fetus

e.

a teratogen.

Question number: 39

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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Erikson’s stage of autonomy versus shame occurs during which ages?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

ages one and a half through three

b.

the first year and a half of life

c.

ages eleven to fifteen

d.

ages three through five

e.

ages 6 through puberty

Question number: 40

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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According to Erikson, failure to resolve the tasks of middle adulthood leads to a sense of ________ involving a concern for one’s own needs and comforts only.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

self-absorption

b.

stagnation

c.

self-recognition

d.

apathy

e.

despair

Question number: 41

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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An infant is repeatedly shown a picture of his mother’s face and a picture of geometric shapes. Each time, the infant tends to gaze at the picture of his mother’s face. This finding is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

egocentrism.

b.

preferential looking.

c.

reflex.

d.

habituation.

e.

humanism.

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