Developmental Psychology-Developmental Theories (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 15 - 20 of 54

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Question number: 15

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According to Piaget, the cognitive process that interprets new information in light of existing schemas is known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

accommodation

b.

conservation

c.

object permanence

d.

assimilation

e.

acculturation

Question number: 16

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Using existing patterns of behavior in new situations is called

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Choice (5) Response

a.

adaptation.

b.

accommodation.

c.

assimilation.

d.

conservation.

e.

convergence.

Question number: 17

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Making decisions about right and wrong based on punishments or rewards is consistent with which level of moral reasoning?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

formal operational

b.

preconventional

c.

conventional

d.

postconventional

e.

All of the above

Question number: 18

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Stability & Change

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A failure to develop a consistent identity results in

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Choice (5) Response

a.

role confusion.

b.

inferiority.

c.

isolation.

d.

stagnation.

e.

mistrust.

Question number: 19

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According to Kohlberg’s theory of Moral Development, which of the following stages involves the motivation to follow rational, mutually agreed-upon principles and maintain the respect of others?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

universal ethical principle orientation

b.

instrumental relativist orientation

c.

social contract orientation

d.

punishment and obedience orientation

e.

conventional stage

Question number: 20

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According to Gould, a “crisis of urgency” and the “attainment of stability” are characteristic of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

middle adulthood.

b.

late adolescence.

c.

young adolescence.

d.

the disengagement period.

e.

young adulthood.

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