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Question number: 46

» Developmental Psychology » Research Methods

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The research method in which groups of participants of different ages are compared at the same point in time is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

field studies

b.

correlational research

c.

experimental research

d.

cross-sectional research

Question number: 47

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

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Maintenance of an internal biological balance is called:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Homeostasis

b.

Goal

c.

Drive

d.

Instinct

Question number: 48

» Developmental Psychology » Nature, Nurture, & Human Diversity » Cultural Influences

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Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory suggests that a child’s most important discoveries are guided by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

adults don’t act as tutors.

b.

both other children and adults acting as tutors.

c.

neither other children nor adults acting as tutors.

d.

adults acting as tutors.

Question number: 49

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

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Which of the following is characteristic of good parenting?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

consistency

b.

scolding

c.

flooding the infant with stimuli

d.

“hothousing”

Question number: 50

» Developmental Psychology » Dimensions of Development

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The child’s increasing skill at using his muscles is due chiefly to:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Motivation

b.

Learning

c.

Maturation

d.

Pushing by parents

Question number: 51

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Lack of bladder control is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

colitis.

b.

anorexia.

c.

enuresis.

d.

encopresis.

Question number: 52

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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You offer to trade your nickel for a dime held by a child. The child accepts the trade because the nickel is “bigger. ” The child is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

displaying egocentric thought.

b.

in the neonatal stage of the growth sequence.

c.

obviously past the “age of reason. ”

d.

in the preoperational stage.

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