Developmental Psychology-Developmental Theories (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 26 - 30 of 54

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Question number: 26

» 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

convergence.

c.

object permanence.

d.

conservation.

e.

assimilation.

Question number: 27

» 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

a schema.

b.

object permanence.

c.

convergence.

d.

conservation.

e.

accommodation.

Question number: 28

» 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?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Kohut

b.

Kohlberg

c.

Piaget

d.

Erikson

e.

Skinner

Question number: 29

» 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 (5) Response

a.

cellular-clock theory

b.

life-expectancy theory

c.

theory telomeres

d.

free-radical theory

e.

biological clock theory

Question number: 30

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Which of the following psychologists suggests that Kohlberg’s Theory of Moral Development, and Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory of Development apply primarily to male populations, with little applicability to female populations?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Ainsworth

b.

Piaget

c.

Freud

d.

Skinner

e.

Gilligan

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