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Question number: 14

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A mother who complains that her son clings to her constantly and cries and complains when she is gone should be advised that

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

attachment behavior is clearly a function of delayed cognitive development.

b.

such behavior should be quickly discouraged because it leads to dependency as an adult.

c.

this is an unfortunate consequence of an undesirable parenting style.

d.

this is normal behavior at certain stages of development.

Question number: 15

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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

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Choice (4) Response

a.

an embryo.

b.

a fetus

c.

a teratogen.

d.

a full-term infant.

Question number: 16

» 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 (4) Response

a.

humanism.

b.

habituation.

c.

egocentrism.

d.

preferential looking.

Question number: 17

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Discrimination or prejudice on the basis of age is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ageism.

b.

birth.

c.

gerontism.

d.

senilism.

Question number: 18

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Lack of bladder control is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

colitis.

b.

anorexia.

c.

enuresis.

d.

encopresis.

Question number: 19

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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The grasping, rooting, and sucking reflexes of infants are best described as

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Choice (4) Response

a.

conditioned reflexes.

b.

fixed action patterns.

c.

instincts.

d.

adaptive reflexes.

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