Developmental Psychology-LifeSpan Approach (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 16 - 21 of 73

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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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

egocentrism.

b.

preferential looking.

c.

reflex.

d.

habituation.

e.

humanism.

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 (5) Response

a.

senilism.

b.

birth.

c.

gerontism.

d.

autism.

e.

ageism.

Question number: 18

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adulthood

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Lack of bladder control is called

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

enuresis.

b.

encopresis.

c.

bulimia.

d.

anorexia.

e.

colitis.

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 (5) Response

a.

drives.

b.

fixed action patterns.

c.

adaptive reflexes.

d.

conditioned reflexes.

e.

instincts.

Question number: 20

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Adolescence

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If you are a young adult, you are interested in developing

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Choice (5) Response

a.

generativity.

b.

initiative.

c.

mistrust.

d.

intimacy.

e.

integrity.

Question number: 21

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Infancy & Childhood

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A child has learned to get his or her way with a younger sibling by using physical intimidation. If he or she uses the same tactics on peers, this demonstrates

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

accommodation.

b.

social learning.

c.

operant conditioning.

d.

classical conditioning.

e.

assimilation.

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