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Question number: 1

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The field of psychology that studies physical, perceptual, cognitive, and psychosocial changes across the life span is known as ________ psychology.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

cognitive

b.

behavioral

c.

clinical

d.

developmental

Question number: 2

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The research method in which groups of participants of different ages are compared at the same point in time is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

field studies

b.

correlational research

c.

experimental research

d.

cross-sectional research

Question number: 3

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The study of changes in behavior from conception to death encompasses

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

social psychology.

b.

gerontology.

c.

thanatology.

d.

developmental psychology.

Question number: 4

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A research design in which the same group of participants is tested or observed repeatedly over a period of time is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

experimental research

b.

longitudinal research

c.

cross-sectional research

d.

laboratory research

Question number: 5

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Developmental psychology is the study of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

the stages of life and the important tasks of each.

b.

behvaioral disorders in life.

c.

progressive changes in behavior and abilities from conception to death.

d.

the role of maturation in the unfolding of human potential.

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