Developmental Psychology-Developmental Theories (AP Psychology): Questions 27 - 32 of 53

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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 (4) Response
a.

accommodation.

b.

a schema.

c.

convergence.

d.

conservation.

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?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Piaget

b.

Kohlberg

c.

Erikson

d.

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 (4) Response
a.

biological clock theory

b.

life-expectancy theory

c.

free-radical theory

d.

cellular-clock theory

Question number: 30

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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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 (4) Response
a.

Skinner

b.

Gilligan

c.

Freud

d.

Piaget

Question number: 31

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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As children begin their elementary school years, they enter Erikson’s stage of

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Choice (4) Response
a.

autonomy versus conformity.

b.

industry versus inferiority.

c.

initiative versus independence.

d.

trust versus mistrust.

Question number: 32

» Developmental Psychology » Developmental Theories » Continuity & Stages

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During the Piagetian preoperational stage, ________ represents the inability to perceive reality from the perspective of another person.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

functionalism

b.

egocentrism

c.

assimilation

d.

transitive inference

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