Developmental Psychology-LifeSpan Approach (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 12 - 15 of 73

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Question number: 12

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The repetition by infants of meaningless language sounds (including both vowel and consonant sounds) is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

cooing.

b.

crying.

c.

telegraphic speech.

d.

graphic speech.

e.

babbling.

Question number: 13

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When we say a child’s thinking is less abstract than an adult’s, we mean that

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Choice (5) Response

a.

children use more principles, but require fewer generalizations.

b.

adults use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

c.

children use fewer generalizations, categories, and principles.

d.

adults base their understanding of the world more on particular examples and tangible sensations.

e.

children use more examples and generalizations.

Question number: 14

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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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

this is an unfortunate consequence of an undesirable parenting style.

b.

this is normal behavior at certain stages of development.

c.

attachment behavior is clearly a function of delayed cognitive development.

d.

this is abnormal behavior at certain stages of development.

e.

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

Question number: 15

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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

a preterm infant.

b.

an embryo.

c.

a full-term infant.

d.

a fetus

e.

a teratogen.

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